On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in July 1955

  • Jul 1 Mike Rossman, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1978-79), born in Turnersville, New Jersey
  • Jul 3 Matt Keough, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1978; Oakland A's), born in Pomona, California (d. 2020)
  • Jul 5 Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1979, Wimbledon doubles 1980, 82), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2019)
  • Jul 7 Len Barker, American baseball player, born in Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • Jul 9 Willie Wilson, American baseball player, born in Montgomery, Alabama
  • Jul 11 Sergey Babinov, USSR, ice hockey star (Olympic gold 1972)
  • Jul 17 Christopher Chappell, Canadian cricketer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 19 Roger Binny, Indian cricket medium-pace all-rounder (early 80's), born in Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Jul 24 Lubov Odinokova, USSR, team handball (Olympic gold 1976, 80)

Person of interestAllan Border

Jul 27 Allan Border, Australian cricketer (captain of Australia team), born in Cremorne, New South Wales, Australia

Cricketer Allan Border
Cricketer
Allan Border

About July 1955

How Old? 65 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)