On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in December 1952

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 6 Ric Charlesworth, cricketer (WA opener, Aust hockey capt)/MP (Labour)
  • Dec 12 Ajit De Silva, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan lefty spinner in four Tests 1982), born in Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • Dec 12 Cathy Rigby McCoy, American gymnast (Olympic-4th-1968), born in Long Beach, California
  • Dec 13 John Francome, English jockey, born in Swindon, Wiltshire, England
  • Dec 15 Allan Simonsen, Danish footballer
  • Dec 16 Joel Garner, Christ Church, Barbados, West Indian cricketer (two-metre West Indian pace bowler 1977-87)
  • Dec 16 Francesco Graziani, Italian footballer
  • Dec 21 Steve Furniss, American swimmer (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 21 Joaquín Andújar, Dominican baseball pitcher (Cardinals), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic (d. 2015)
  • Dec 28 Ray Knight, 3rd baseman (NY Mets, Baltimore Orioles)
  • Dec 29 Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet/Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1972, 76, 80), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)

About December 1952

How Old? 66 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)