Birthdays in Sport in June 1966

  • Jun 1 Greg Schiano, American football coach
  • Jun 3 Wasim Akram, cricketer (brilliant Pakistani lefty fast bowler)
  • Jun 4 Nick Kypreos, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 5 Bill Spiers, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina
  • Jun 5 Tina Barrett, Balt, LPGA golfer (1989 Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State)
  • Jun 6 Tony Yeboah, Ghanaian footballer
  • Jun 7 Dan Payne, CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Jun 7 Heathcliff Slocumb, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 7 Stephane Richer, Ripon, NHL right wing (NJ Devils)
  • Jun 8 Brian Williams, NFL center (NY Giants)
  • Jun 9 Anthony Martino, CFL punter (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jun 10 David Platt, English footballer
  • Jun 11 Scott Mellanby, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 11 Tiffany Cohen, swimmer (2 Olympic golds 1984), born in Culver City California
  • Jun 13 Naoki Hattori, Japanese racing driver
  • Jun 14 Ricky Siglar, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints)
  • Jun 14 Rod Stephens, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Jun 16 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 16 [Eric] Randy Barnes, Charleston WV, shot putter (Olympic silver/gold-88, 96)
  • Jun 17 Clare Look-Jaeger, high jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 17 Fred Barnett, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 18 Bob Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 18 Doug Bodger, Chemainus BC, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose)
  • Jun 18 Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)
  • Jun 18 Luke Jensen, Grayling Mich, tennis star (1993 French Open doubles)
  • Jun 18 Robert Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 18 Sandy Alomar, catcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Jun 21 David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)
  • Jun 22 Camille Benjamin, tennis star, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 22 Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)
  • Jun 22 Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Jun 23 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jun 23 Chantal Daucourt, Swiss mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95), born in Bienne, Switzerland
  • Jun 23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel
  • Jun 24 John Randle, Chicoutimi Que, golfer (1992 Canadian Tour Fall-3rd)
  • Jun 25 Dikembe Mutombo, Congolese-American NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets), born in Leopoldville, Congo
  • Jun 26 Kirk McLean, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 26 Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 27 Jeff Conine, American MLB outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jun 27 Mercedes Paz, Argentine tennis star (1990 Strasbourg), born in Tucum├ín, Argentina
  • Jun 27 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland
  • Jun 28 Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jun 28 Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 29 John Part, Canadian professional darts player and commentator, born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestMike Tyson

Jun 30 Mike Tyson, American boxer (youngest ever heavyweight champion 1986-90, 20 years, 4 months, 22 days), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Jun 30 Louie Aguiar, NFL punter (KC Chiefs)