On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in October 1950

  • Oct 1 Mihai Romilă, Romanian soccer midfielder (19 caps; Politehnica Iași 367 games), born in Huși, Romania (d. 2020)
  • Oct 6 David Brin, American sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Sundiver, Postman)
  • Oct 9 Mick Malone, Australian cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14), born in Scarborough, Australia
  • Oct 9 Brian Downing, American baseball player (California Angels), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 13 Annegret Richter-Irrang, German sprinter (Olympic gold 1972), born in Dortmund, Germany
  • Oct 14 Sheila Young Ochowicz, American speed skater (1976 Olympic gold, silver, and bronze), and track cyclist, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Oct 17 Eric Hughes, English rugby league utility back (10 Tests England, 8 Great Britain; Widnes 481 games), born in Prescot district, England (d. 2020)
  • Oct 20 Isaac Curtis, NFL wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Oct 24 Rawly Eastwick, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Camden, New Jersey
  • Oct 25 John Matuszak, American NFL defensive end (Oak Raider) and actor (The Goonies), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (d. 1989)
  • Oct 26 Chuck Foreman, American NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings), born in Frederick, Maryland
  • Oct 26 T. E. Srinivasan, Indian cricketer (Indian opening batsman 1981), born in Chennai, India
  • Oct 26 Andy Haden, New Zealand rugby union lock (41 Tests; 117 All Black games, 8 as captain; Auckland), born in Wanganui, New Zealand (d. 2020)
  • Oct 28 Ludo Delcroix, Belgian cyclist
  • Oct 30 Phil Chenier, American NBA guard (Wash Bullets), born in Berkeley, California

About October 1950

How Old? 69 or 70 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)