On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1952

  • May 3 Allen Wells, Scottish athlete (Olympic 100m gold 1980), born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • May 11 Mike Lupica, American sports journalist and newspaper columnist (New York Daily News, ESPN), born in Oneida, New York
  • May 13 Sew Shivnarine, cricketer (3 Tests for WI 1978, later USA captain)
  • May 15 Rick Waits, baseball pitcher (Rangers, Indians, Twins)
  • May 19 Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
  • May 20 Roger Milla, Cameroonian footballer
  • May 23 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler, American boxer (undisputed World Middleweight champion 1980-87; second-longest unified C'ship reign in history), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2021)

About May 1952

How Old? 69 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)