Birthdays in Sport in January 1963

About January 1963

How Old? 55 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 Glenn Trimble, cricketer (son of Sam Two ODI's for Australia 1986)
  • Jan 1 Lance Smith, NFL guard (NY Giants)
  • Jan 1 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer
  • Jan 2 David Cone, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Jan 2 Edgar Martinez, American baseball 1st baseman (Seattle Mariners), born in NYC, New York
  • Jan 3 Aamer Malik, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in 13 Tests 1987-90)
  • Jan 3 Ashley Chinner, golfer (1992 CGIA Canadian Tour), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jan 3 Jim Everett, NFL quarterback (LA Raiders, New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers)
  • Jan 4 Linda Muri, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Killingly, Connecticut
  • Jan 5 Jeff Fassero, pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Springfield, Illinois
  • Jan 6 Norm Charlton, Fort Polk LA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jan 7 Craig Shipley, Australian-American baseball infielder (San Diego Padres)
  • Jan 8 Hiromi Kobayashi, Fukushima Japan, LPGA golfer (1993 JAL Big Apple)
  • Jan 11 Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star
  • Jan 11 Petra Schneider, East German swimmer (Olympic gold 400m, 400m medley Moscow), born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Jan 11 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

  • Jan 13 Dirk Tazelaar, cricketer (Queensland & Surrey left-arm pace bowler)
  • Jan 13 Felita Carr, dance skater (& Komarov-1995 Pac Champ), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Jan 15 Lijuan Geng, Hebei China, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 15 Richard Nasheim, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • Jan 15 Yaro Dachniwsky, team handball goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 18 Yury Zakharevich, Soviet weightlifter
  • Jan 19 Adele Peterson, LPGA golfer
  • Jan 19 Michael Adams, NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets)
  • Jan 20 Scott Fisher, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in San Jose, California
  • Jan 21 Cindy Schreyer, Forest Park GA, LPGA golfer (1993 Sun-Times Challenge)
  • Jan 21 Detlef Schrempf, German NBA forward (Mavericks, Pacers, Supersonics)
  • Jan 21 Jessie Hester, NFL player (St Louis Rams)

Person of interestHakeem Olajuwon

Jan 21 Hakeem Olajuwon, Nigerian-American NBA center (Houston Rockets, Olympic gold 1996), born in Lagos, Nigeria

NBA Center Hakeem Olajuwon
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Hakeem Olajuwon
  • Jan 22 Jeff Treadway, American baseball infielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Jan 22 Andrei Tchmil, Ukrainian-Belgian cyclist
  • Jan 23 Rocco Romano, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jan 24 Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
  • Jan 24 Arnold Vanderlyde, Dutch boxer
  • Jan 25 Joe Lloyd, Highland Park Ill, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Space Coast)
  • Jan 26 Simon O'Donnell, cricketer (Deniliquin NSW ODI all-rounder 1985-90)
  • Jan 26 José Mourinho, Portuguese football manager (Chelsea), born in Setúbal, Lisbon
  • Jan 28 Colleen Harp, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1994), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jan 28 Denise Biellmann, Swiss figure skater (Olympic 4th 1980), born in Zurich, Switzerland
  • Jan 29 Michelle Bell, Melrose MA, LPGA golfer (1981 Mass School Girls Champ)