On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in January 1958

  • Jan 1 Dave Silk, American ice hockey right wing (Olympic gold 1980), born in Scituate, Massachusetts
  • Jan 5 Ezra Moseley, Barbadian cricket fast bowler (2 Tests; 9 ODIs, West Indies; Barbados; Glamorgan), born in Waldrons Village, Christ Church, Barbados (d. 2021)
  • Jan 8 Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • Jan 10 Anatoly Pisarenko, Soviet weightlifter, born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jan 12 Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 13 Ricardo Acuna, Chile, tennis star
  • Jan 18 Larry Smith, American NBA player, born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi
  • Jan 22 Nikos Anastopoulos, Greek football player & manager, born in Dafni, Greece
  • Jan 22 Charles White, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1979, USC; Pro Bowl 1987, Cleveland Browns, LA Rams), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 24 Frank Ullrich, German world biathlon champion, born in Trusetal, Germany
  • Jan 24 Neil Allen, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jan 26 Salvador Sánchez, Mexican boxer, born in Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico (d. 1982)
  • Jan 29 Ole Mortensen, cricketer (pace bowler for Derbyshire & Denmark)
  • Jan 31 Rafael Santana, Dominican baseball shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic

About January 1958

How Old? 63 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Signs: Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19), Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18)