Birthdays in Sport in August 1955

About August 1955

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 1 Arun Lal, Indian cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's), born in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • Aug 1 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican professional boxer, born in Norwich, Port Antonio, Jamaica (d. 2006)
  • Aug 6 Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
  • Aug 8 Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  • Aug 9 Doug Williams, Louisiana, NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucaneers, Wash Redskins)
  • Aug 9 Peter Schmuck, American sportswriter
  • Aug 10 Marja-Liisa Hamalainen, Finnish cross country skier (Olympic gold 1984)

Person of interestBetsy King

Aug 13 Betsy King, American LPGA golfer (1990 US Women's Open), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Aug 13 Keith Ahlers, British racing driver
  • Aug 13 Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver
  • Aug 15 Kenneth Carr, basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Clearwater, Florida
  • Aug 19 Ned Yost, American baseball player and manager
  • Aug 20 Ned Overend, Taipei Taiwan, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 27 Roderick Hopkins Davis, yachting Star class (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 29 Frank Hoste, Belgian cyclist, born in Ghent, Belgium
  • Aug 30 Butch [Richard Andrew] Johnson, American archer (Olymp-gold-1992, 96), born in Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Aug 31 Edwin Corley Moses, Dayton, 400m hurdler (Olympic 2 gold/br-76, 84, 88)