On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1965

  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish football player and manager, born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • May 4 Adrie Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, Northern Ireland football player, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • May 6 Paul Frase, American NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Elmira, New York
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, Kenyan cricketer, born in Nairobi, Kenya
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins), born in Lexington, Kentucky

Person of interestSteve Yzerman

May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame forward (Olympic gold 2002, Detroit Red Wings), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)
  • May 10 Todd Kalis, NFL guard (Cin Bengals)
  • May 12 Stacy Wilson, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • May 13 Chris Washburn, American NBA player, born in Hickory, North Carolina
  • May 14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario

  • May 14 Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 14 Joey Cora, Caguas Puerto Rico, infielder (Seattle Mariners)
  • May 14 Kelvin Martin, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • May 15 Dan Stryzinski, NFL punter (Atlanta Falcons)
  • May 15 Raí, Brazilian footballer
  • May 16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • May 18 Erik Hanson, MLB pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kinnelon, New Jersey
  • May 18 Rufus Porter, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1988-89; Seattle Seahawks), born in Amite, Louisiana
  • May 20 Bruno Marie-Rose, French runner (world record 200 m indoor)
  • May 20 Todd Stottlemyre, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals, Blue Jays), born in Yakima, Washington
  • May 23 James Hasty, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 23 Woorkeri Venkat Raman, cricketer (Indian slow left-arm all-rounder)
  • May 23 Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, Real Madrid footballer
  • May 24 Chris Jorgis, American badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 25 Stefka Kostadinova, Bulgaria high jumper (world record 1987), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • May 26 Greg Lloyd, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 26 Jacqueline Mary Nelson, New Zealand points race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • May 27 Jacob Brumfield, Bogalusa LA, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)

Person of interestPat Cash

May 27 Pat Cash, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1987), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion Pat Cash
Tennis Player & Wimbledon Champion
Pat Cash
  • May 28 Chantal Bailey, Champaign Ill, speed skater (Olympics 1994)
  • May 29 Emilio Sánchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • May 29 Jammo Myllys, hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland
  • May 30 Tyronne Stowe, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 30 Billy Donovan Jr., American basketball head coach (Oklahoma City Thunder 2015-19; University of Florida, NCAA Cship 2006-07), born in Rockville Centre, New York
  • May 31 Annette Renee Peters [nee Hand], 1500/3000 runner, born in Reno, Nevada

About May 1965

How Old? 55 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)