Birthdays in Sport in May 1966

Birthdays in Sport

  • May 1 Armando Reynoso, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher, born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico
  • May 1 Olaf Thon, German soccer central midfielder (Germany 52 caps), born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany
  • May 3 Paul Stevenson, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Bendigo, Australia
  • May 3 Darren Morgan, Welsh snooker player, born in Newport, Wales
  • May 3 M-16 [Ernest Mateen], Cruiserweight boxing champion, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2012)
  • May 4 Monica Tranel [Michini], American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Big Horn, Montana
  • May 5 Mike Stapleton, Canadian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 7 Anderson Cummins, cricketer (in Packer's Valley Barbados & WI quickie)
  • May 8 Eddie Brown, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • May 8 Claudio Taffarel, Brazilian footballer
  • May 9 Mark Tinordi, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)
  • May 10 Jonathan Edwards, Britain, triple jumper (Olympics-gold/silver-92, 96)
  • May 10 Mikael Andersson, Swedish NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Malmö, Sweden
  • May 11 Chris Mohr, NFL punter (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 11 Trenidad Hubbard, MBA outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 12 Rafael Bournigal, infielder (Oakland A's), born in Azua, Dominican Republic

  • May 14 Leroy Blugh, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • May 14 Pooh Richardson, NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 15 Paul Ysebaert, Sarnia, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • May 16 Sean Quilty, Australian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • May 16 Thurman Thomas, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 17 Danny Manning, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns)
  • May 17 Mark Kratzmann, Australia, tennis star
  • May 17 Mark Schmocker, US team handball goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • May 19 Keith Jennings, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears)
  • May 19 Marc Bureau, Trois Rivieres, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens)
  • May 20 Lawyer Tillman, NFL tight end (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers)
  • May 20 Liselotte Neumann, Swedish golfer (US Open 1988; 13 LPGA Tour titles), born in Finspang, Sweden
  • May 22 Donald Royal, American NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • May 22 José Mesa, Dominican MBL pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Pueblo Viejo, Dominican Republic
  • May 23 Gary Roberts, North York, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
  • May 23 Graeme Hick, English cricketer (65 Tests for England), born in Salisbury, Rhodesia
  • May 24 Tony Jones, American NFL tackle (Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Royston, Georgia
  • May 24 Eric Cantona, French footballer and actor (Looking for Eric), born in Marseille, France
  • May 24 Ricky Craven, American NASCAR driver, born in Newburgh, Maine
  • May 25 Bill Haselman, American MLB catcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Long Branch, New Jersey
  • May 25 Dave Hollins, American MLB infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Buffalo, New York
  • May 26 Anthony Edwards, NFL wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 26 Grant Bradburn, cricketer (son of Wynne NZ off-spinner 1990- )
  • May 26 Zola Budd Pieterse, Bloemfontein South Africa, track star (Olympics 1988)
  • May 27 Eric Leckner, NBA center (Detroit Pistons)
  • May 27 John Jaha, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • May 27 Ray Sheppard, Pembroke, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • May 28 Gavin Robertson, NSW cricket off-spin all-rounder (Aust ODI-Pak 1994)
  • May 30 Gary Martin, cricket pace bowler (Zimbabwe ODI)
  • May 31 Jessica Monroe, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Palo Alto, California
  • May 31 Roshan Mahanama, cricketer (Sri Lankan opening batsman)

About May 1966

How Old? 53 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

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