On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in August 1946

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 6 Dusty Rhodes, Australian baseball coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 9 Jim Kiick, American football player
  • Aug 17 Hans Vandenburg, Dutch singer/guitarist (Gruppo Sportivo)
  • Aug 21 Lev Alburt, International Chess Master (1976), born in Orenburg, Russia
  • Aug 25 Rollie Fingers, American baseball relief pitcher (Oakland Athletics, AL MVP, Cy Young Award 1981), born in Steubenville, Ohio
  • Aug 25 Charlie Sanders, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Aug 27 Tony Howard, cricketer (WI off-spinner one Test v NZ 1972)
  • Aug 29 Bob Beamon, American high jumper (Olympic gold 1968, 29' 2½" 8.9m), born in Queens, New York

About August 1946

How Old? 73 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)