On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1956 (Part 2)

  • Dec 19 Tom Lawless, American baseball player
  • Dec 21 Kevin Burnham, American sailor (Olympic gold 470 class 2004; silver 470 1992), born in Hollis, New York City (d. 2020)
  • Dec 23 Michele Alboretto, Italian racing driver (Ferrari), born in Milan, Italy
  • Dec 25 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • Dec 27 Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)