Birthdays in Sport in 1966

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 614

  • Jan 1 Mika Nieminen, Tampere FIN, hockey forward (Team Finland, Oly-br-1998)
  • Jan 3 Chetan Sharma, cricketer (Ind Test bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987)
  • Jan 3 John Kropke, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jan 3 Luis Sojo, Venezuelan-born MLB infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Petare, Edo Miranda
  • Jan 3 Wendell Davis, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jan 5 Renaldo Turnbull, NFL defensive end (New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers)
  • Jan 6 Bob Kratch, NFL guard (NE Patriots)
  • Jan 6 Donnell Woolford, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 6 Shahid Saeed, cricketer (Pakistani batsman in Test v India 1989)
  • Jan 7 Jennifer Luff, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 7 Randy Burridge, Fort Erie, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Jan 7 Corrie Sanders, Pretoria, South Africa, boxer, (WBO heavyweight champion, 2003), (d. 2012)
  • Jan 8 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jan 9 Jimmie Jones, defensive end/defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 11 Christian Pouget, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • Jan 12 Craig Parry, Sunshine VIC, Australian golfer
  • Jan 12 Linda Ferrando, Italian tennis star
  • Jan 13 Joseph Harper, Ventura California, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Jan 13 Marcus Turner, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets)
  • Jan 14 Matt Brock, NFL defensive end/tackle (NY Jets)
  • Jan 15 Betsy Mitchell, American 100m backstroke swimmer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jan 16 Anthony Washington, Glasgow Montana, discus thrower (Olympics-4th-96)
  • Jan 16 Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)
  • Jan 17 Anna Ivan, La Joltennis star, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 17 Don Myrah, cyclist (Olympics-20th-96), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 17 Trish Johnson, Bristol England, LPGA golfer (1993 Las Vegas)
  • Jan 19 Anthony Young, US baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs)
  • Jan 19 Ronnie Williams, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jan 19 Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991), born in Västervik, Sweden
  • Jan 19 Sylvain Cote, Duberger, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
  • Jan 20 Bert Weidner, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jan 20 Chris Morris, NBA forward (Utah Jazz)
  • Jan 20 Rich Gannon, NFL quarterback (KC Chiefs)
  • Jan 21 Chris Hammond, US baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Jan 22 Carlton Haselrig, NFL guard (NY Jets)
  • Jan 22 Nishantha Ranatunga, cricket (bro of Arjuna Sri Lankan ODI allrounder)
  • Jan 23 Haywoode Workman, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers)
  • Jan 23 Mike Brim, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Jan 23 Scott Fortune, volleyballer (Oly-G-88, B-92, 96), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Jan 24 Kim Saiki, golfer (1994 Standard Register PING-13th), born in Inglewood, California
  • Jan 24 Mike Forgeron, Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Jan 25 John [Vo] Velyvis, North Adams Mass, rower (Olympics-1996)
  • Jan 25 Mark Schlereth, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jan 25 Paul Ranheim, NHL left wing (Hartford Whalers), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jan 25 Pavel Torgajev, Nizhnij Novgorod, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
  • Jan 25 Richie Lewis, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Muncie, Indiana
  • Jan 27 Michael De Angelis, hockey defenseman (Team Italy 1998)
  • Jan 28 Jeff Uhlenhake, NFL center (New Orleans Saints, Washington Redskins)
  • Jan 28 Michal Pivonka, Kladno Cze, NHL center (Washington Capitals)
  • Jan 29 Romário, Brazilian footballer
  • Jan 30 Danielle Goyette, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98)

  • Jan 31 Charles Dimry, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jan 31 Jamie Taras, CFL guard (BC Lions)
  • Feb 1 Eddie Zambrano, Venezuelan/US baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Feb 1 Michelle Akers, soccer forward (Olympics-96), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Feb 1 Rob Lee, English footballer
  • Feb 2 Andrei Chesnokov, Russian tennis star
  • Feb 2 Bob Alan Estes, Graham TX, PGA golfer (1994 Texas Open)
  • Feb 2 Tony Plourde, Chibougamau Quebec, sabre (Olympics-96)
  • Feb 2 Victor Muhammad, WLAF running back (London Monarchs)
  • Feb 3 Danny Morrison, cricket pace bowler (NZ since 1987)
  • Feb 3 Sean Patrick Wade, NZ marathoner (Olympics-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 4 Barry Klein, rower (Olympics-1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Feb 4 Viatcheslav Ekimov, Russian cyclist
  • Feb 5 Jose Maria Olazabal, golfer
  • Feb 5 Apostolos Nanos, Greek archer
  • Feb 6 Alex Antonitsch, Austrian tennis star
  • Feb 6 Tom Tupa, NFL punter/quarterback (Cleveland Browns, NE Patriots)
  • Feb 8 Kirk Muller, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Feb 8 Hristo Stoichkov, Bulgarian footballer
  • Feb 9 Ellen van Langen, Dutch athlete
  • Feb 10 Daryl Johnston, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Feb 11 Alexander Semak, Ufa Russia, NHL center (NY Islanders)
  • Feb 11 Anthony Parker, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams, TB Bucs)
  • Feb 11 Patrick Kuhnen, West Germany, tennis star
  • Feb 14 Clark Sherwood Dennis, PGA golfer (1990 Hawaiian Open-3rd), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 14 Petr Svoboda, Most Cze, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Oly-gold-1998)
  • Feb 15 Melido Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • Feb 15 Petra Huber, Austrian professional tennis player
  • Feb 16 Eric Uptagrafft, prone rifle (Olympics-1996), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Feb 17 Luc Robitaille, NHL left wing (NY Rangers, Pitts Penguins), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 17 Ioannis Kalitzakis, Greek footballer
  • Feb 18 Kris King, Bracebridge, NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Feb 18 Phillip De Freitas, cricket pace bowler (in Dominica England 1986-95)
  • Feb 19 Matthew Ryan, team handball circle (Olympics-1996), born in Port Jefferson, New York
  • Feb 19 Paul Haarhuis, Eindhoven Neth, tennis star (1994 US/Austral doubles)
  • Feb 19 Peter Douris, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Feb 19 William White, NFL safety (KC Chiefs, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Feb 19 Enzo Scifo, Belgian footballer
  • Feb 20 Britt Hager, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams)
  • Feb 20 Cindy Crawford, Dekalb Ill, supermodel (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)
  • Feb 20 Dennis Allen Mitchell, Cherry Point NC, 100m/200m (Olympics-silver-96)
  • Feb 20 Derek Lilliquist, US baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)
  • Feb 21 Chris Donnels, US baseball infielder (Houston Astros)
  • Feb 21 Edie Boyer, discus thrower, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Feb 22 Brent Severyn, Vegreville, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • Feb 23 John Druce, Peterborough, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, LA Kings)
  • Feb 24 Rene Arocha, Cubans/US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Feb 25 Don Anurasiri, cricketer (Sri Lankan slow left-armer)
  • Feb 26 Wesley Walls, NFL tight end (Carolina Panthers, SF 49ers, New Orleans Saints)
  • Feb 27 Chris Howard, US baseball catcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Feb 27 Pete Smith, US baseball player (Atlanta Braves, NY Mets)
  • Feb 28 Erik van Kessel, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Feb 28 Jan Varholik, Kosice CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • Feb 28 Tim Goad, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland Browns)
  • Feb 28 Vincent Askew, NBA guard/forward (Seattle Supersonics, Trailblazers)
  • Feb 28 Paulo Futre, Portuguese footballer
  • Mar 2 Judith Wiesner, Hallein Austria, tennis star (1994 Schenectady)
  • Mar 3 Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)
  • Mar 3 Dmitri Volkov, Russian swimmer (world record)
  • Mar 3 Ellen Minzner, Lawrence Mass, rower (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 3 Gary Parker, WLAF kicker (Scotland Claymores)
  • Mar 3 Noelle Daghe, Decatur IL, LPGA golfer (1994 PING-Cellular One-21st)
  • Mar 3 Wendy Fletcher, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1993), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 4 Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
  • Mar 4 Mike Small, Aurora Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast)
  • Mar 5 Greg Clark, CFL linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 5 Michael Irvin, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 5 Tracy Kerdyk, Coral Gables FL, LPGA golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple)
  • Mar 5 Bob Halkidis, Canadian hockey player
  • Mar 6 Cliff Meidl, Redondon Beach California, sprint kayak (alt-Olympics-96)
  • Mar 6 Michelle Edwards, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Mar 7 Jeff Feagles, NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mar 7 Terry Carkner, Smiths Falls, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)
  • Mar 8 Elliot Boult, New Zealand golfer, born in Blenheim
  • Mar 8 Laura McCabe, cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
  • Mar 9 Louis Oliver, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Mar 10 Michael Timlin, Midland TX, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Mar 11 Ralph Tamm, NFL guard/center (Denver Broncos, KC Chiefs)
  • Mar 11 Steve Reed, MLB pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 12 Alecia Stephenson, North softball ss (Olympics-96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Mar 12 Erich Fischer, American Olympic water polo forward (Olympic-92), born in Dinuba, California
  • Mar 12 Grant Long, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks)
  • Mar 12 John Thompson III, NCAA Basketball Head Coach
  • Mar 13 Akira Nogami, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Mar 13 Tine Scheuer-Larsen, Danish tennis star
  • Mar 14 Darcy Wakaluk, Pincher Creek, NHL goalie (Dallas Stars)
  • Mar 14 Tertius Bosch, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1992)
  • Mar 15 Karen Weiss, LPGA golfer (1995 Chick-fil-A Charity-7th), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Mar 16 Brad Bergen, PA Sask, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Mar 16 Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
  • Mar 16 David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • Mar 16 Rodney Peete, NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mar 17 Andrew Hudson, cricketer (South Africa, 163 on debut vs WI 1992)
  • Mar 19 Paul Devenport, New Zealand, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Texas Tour)
  • Mar 19 Andy Sinton, English footballer
  • Mar 20 Blas Minor, Merced CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Mar 20 Giulio Caravatta, CFL quarterback (BC Lions)
  • Mar 21 Al Iafrate, Dearborn Mich, NHL defenseman (San Jose Sharks)
  • Mar 21 Karen Lunn, Cowra Australia, LPGA golfer (1993 Women's British Open)
  • Mar 21 Matthew Maynard, cricketer (big hitting Glamorgan & England player)
  • Mar 22 Brad Edwards, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 22 Brian Shaw, NBA guard (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
  • Mar 22 Sean Berry, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 22 Todd Ewen, Saskatoon, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Mar 23 James Saxon, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mar 23 Mike Remlinger, MLB pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Middletown, New York
  • Mar 24 Penny Toler, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
  • Mar 25 David Hohl, Winnipeg Manitoba, freestyle wrestler (Olympics-9-92, 96)
  • Mar 25 Jeff Cross, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
  • Mar 25 Tom Glavine, pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Cy Young 1991), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Mar 25 Anton Rogan, Irish footballer
  • Mar 26 Wesley Walls, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mar 27 Kate Donahoo, US judoka (Olympic-92), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mar 28 Jason Garrett, NFL quarterback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 28 Nathalie Herreman, French tennis star
  • Mar 28 Serge Djelloul, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Mar 29 Dwayne Harper, NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 29 Eric Gunderson, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mar 29 Robb Thomas, NFL receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Mar 31 Natalie Gosselin, Levis Quebec, 52kg judoka (Olympics-96)
  • Mar 31 Thomas Fitzgerald, American team handball left wing (Olympics-1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31 Roger Black, English athlete
  • Apr 1 Dave Vankoughnett, CFL corner (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Apr 1 Odie Harris, NFL safety/defensive back (Houston Oilers)
  • Apr 2 Andrei Kovalev, NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics-98)
  • Apr 2 Bill Romanowski, NFL linebacker (Eagles, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 2 Willie Green, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 2 Teddy Sheringham, English footballer
  • Apr 3 Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Apr 3 John de Vries, Australian racing driver
  • Apr 4 Michal Clingman, Indio California, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-9th-1994)
  • Apr 4 Myriam Schropp, West Germany, tennis star
  • Apr 4 Stanislav Medrik, Nitra CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • Apr 5 Brent Hughes, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in New Westminster, California
  • Apr 5 Larry Norman, canoeist (Olympics-19-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 5 Scott Dill, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs, Minnesota Vikings)
  • Apr 8 Mazinho, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 8 Mark Blundell, British racing car driver (1992 Le Mans 24hr), born in London
  • Apr 9 Oliver Barnett, NFL defensive end (SF 49ers)
  • Apr 10 Neil Smith, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 11 Dave Richards, NFL guard (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Apr 11 Kara McGaw, softball rightfielder (Olympics-96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 11 Mark Higgs, NFL running back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Apr 11 Steve Scarsone, Anaheim CA, infielder (SF Giants)
  • Apr 12 Jeffrey Hunter, WLAF DE (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 12 Lorenzo White, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns)
  • Apr 12 Theo Blanco, WLAF receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 13 Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian football player

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Apr 14 David Justice, American baseball player (Atlanta Braves), born in Cincinnati, Ohio

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