On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in March 1964

  • Mar 1 Paul Le Guen, French soccer midfielder (17 caps; PSG) and manager (Rennes, Lyon, Rangers, PSG, Le Havre), born in Pencran, France
  • Mar 2 Laird Hamilton, American big-wave surfer (co-inventor of tow-in surfing; heaviest wave ever ridden successfully, Teahupo'o 2000), born in San Francisco, California
  • Mar 3 Atif Rauf, cricketer (Pakistani Test batsman v New Zealand 1994)
  • Mar 3 Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist
  • Mar 4 Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnast (Olympic silver 1980)
  • Mar 4 Linda French, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Oak Park, Illinois
  • Mar 4 Tom Lampkin, catcher (SF Giants), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 7 Amy Baltus, American WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1992), born in Bloomington, Indiana
  • Mar 7 Jeff Criswell, American NFL tackle (KC Chiefs), born in Grinnell, Iowa
  • Mar 8 Lance McCullers, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Phil Housley, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team USA Olympics 1998), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Mar 10 Greg Campbell, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 13 wickets; 12 ODIs), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Mar 11 Raimo Helminen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland, Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Mar 13 Will Clark, American MLB first baseman (San Francisco Giants), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 14 Richard Migliore, jockey
  • Mar 15 Alison Johnson, Tustin CA, WPVA volleyball player (US Open-4th-1993)

  • Mar 15 Ron Hall, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Mar 15 Davide Pinato, Italian footballer
  • Mar 16 Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • Mar 17 Alex Shoumidoub, NHL goaltender (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 17 Don Griffin, NFL cornerback (Cleveland Browns)
  • Mar 17 Ron Warren Jr, jockey (Bay Meadows)
  • Mar 17 Lee Dixon, English footballer
  • Mar 17 Jacques Songo'o, Cameroonian footballer

Person of interestBonnie Blair

Mar 18 Bonnie Blair, American speed skater (Olympic 5 gold/bronze 1988, 92, 94), born in Champaign, Illinois

Speed Skater Bonnie Blair
Speed Skater
Bonnie Blair
  • Mar 18 Alex Caffi, Italian racecar driver
  • Mar 18 Paul Elliott, English footballer
  • Mar 20 Ruth Davidon, rower (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 21 Ahmed Radhi, Iraqi soccer striker (121 caps; 62 goals; Al-Rasheed; Asian Footballer of the Year 1988), born in Baghdad, Iraq (d. 2020)
  • Mar 21 Jesper Skibby, Danish professional cyclist
  • Mar 24 Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star
  • Mar 25 Alex Solls, American jockey, born in Panama City, Panama
  • Mar 25 Ken Wregget, Brandon, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
  • Mar 26 Ab Plugboer, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht) and manager, born in Edam, Netherlands
  • Mar 26 Ulf Samuelsson, Swedish American NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Rangers), born in Fagersta, Sweden
  • Mar 26 Martin Donnelly, Irish racecar driver, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Mar 30 Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 30 Dave Ellett, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 30 Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer
  • Mar 31 Dave Wyman, American NFL linebacker, broadcaster (Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos), born in San Diego, CA
  • Mar 31 David Diaz-Infante, American NFL guard, coach, broadcaster (2-time Super Bowl winner, Denver Broncos, born in San Jose, CA

About March 1964

How Old? 57 years old
Generation: Baby Boomer
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)