Birthdays in Sport in 1966 (Part 2)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 563

  • Apr 25 Darren Holmes, American baseball pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Apr 26 Andrea Temesvári, Hungarian tennis star (1985 US Clay Courts), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Apr 27 Peter McIntyre, Australian cricketer (Australian leg-spinner 1995), born in Gisborne, Australia
  • Apr 28 Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York

Person of interestJohn Daly

Apr 28 John Daly, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1991, British Open 1995), born in Carmichael, California

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • Apr 29 John VanderWal, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Apr 29 Phil Tufnell, cricketer (England slow lefty & slower fieldsman)
  • Apr 30 Aundray Bruce, defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Apr 30 David Meggett, NFL running back (NY Giants, NE Patriots)
  • Apr 30 Jeff Brown, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 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)
  • 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 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, American swimmer (2 Olympic golds 1984), born in Culver City, California
  • Jun 13 Naoki Hattori, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo
  • Jun 14 Ricky Siglar, American NFL tackle (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jun 14 Rod Stephens, American NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jun 16 Jan Zelezny, Czech, javelin thrower (Olympics 2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jun 16 [Eric] Randy Barnes, shot putter (Olympic silver/gold-88, 96), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Jun 17 Clare Look-Jaeger, high jumper, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jun 17 Fred Barnett, American NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Gunnison, Mississippi
  • 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 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 Tucumán, Argentina
  • Jun 27 Rob Harbison, American 3x40 rifle shooter (Olympic 6th 1996), born in Fallston, Maryland
  • Jun 28 Andrew Lang, American NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
  • 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, American NFL punter (KC Chiefs), born in Livermore, California
  • Jul 1 Larisa Savchenko-Neiland, Latvian tennis player (6 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Lviv, Ukrain
  • Jul 1 Patrick McEnroe, American tennis player, coach and broadcaster (coach US Davis Cup win 2007), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Jul 2 Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 2 Tim Spehr, Excelsior Springs MO, catcher (Montreal Expos)

Person of interestMoises Alou

Jul 3 Moises Alou, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Atlanta, Georgia,

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • Jul 3 Neil O'Donnell, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Jul 4 Adrian Caldwell, American NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers), born in Falls County, Texas
  • Jul 5 Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer and coach (Chelsea), born in Oliena, Italy
  • Jul 7 Hector Burba, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jul 7 Jeff Shaw, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Washington Court House, Ohio
  • Jul 10 Alvoid Mays, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)

  • Jul 10 Johnny Grunge, wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 11 Butch Reid, horse trainer
  • Jul 11 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
  • Jul 12 Annabel Croft, English tennis player, broadcaster (Eurosport, Sky Sport, BBC), born in Farnborough, Kent
  • Jul 12 Peter Shorts, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 13 Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnast (Olympic-1980)
  • Jul 14 D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 15 Rickey Foggie, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 16 Chip Lohmiller, NFL kicker (New Orleans Saints), born in Woodbury, Minnesota
  • Jul 16 Jyrki Lumme, Finnish NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Tampere, Finland
  • Jul 16 Warren Sallenback, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in South Surrey, British Columbia
  • Jul 17 Michael Bradley, American golfer (4 PGA Tour wins), born in Largo, Florida
  • Jul 18 Dan[iel Dion] O'Brien, decathelete (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 19 David Segui, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jul 20 Beth Coats, biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jul 20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Jul 20 Tracey Mcfarlane, US breaststroke swimmer (US record 100m)
  • Jul 21 Larisa Neiland, Lvov Ukraine, tennis star (1996 Essen winner)
  • Jul 22 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics 1988, 96)
  • Jul 22 Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 23 Micheal Williams, American NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 24 Martin Keown, English footballer
  • Jul 27 Al Charron, Canadian rugby union forward, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 29 Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jul 29 Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Aug 1 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • Aug 1 Horacio de la Peña, Argentinian tennis star and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 1 Pat Carter, American NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Aug 2 Joseph Wanag, Wilson Ct, US judoka (Olympic-92)
  • Aug 2 Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • Aug 3 Eric Esch, American boxer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 6 Billy Mayfair, American golfer (Tour Championship 1995), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 7 Tony Stargell, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 8 Chris Eubank, English boxer
  • Aug 8 John Hudek, American baseball player
  • Aug 9 Vinny Del Negro, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 10 Gerald Williams, outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 11 Antonio Goss, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • Aug 11 Nigel Martyn, English footballer
  • Aug 12 Bruce Covernton, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)

  • Aug 12 Dean Hartgraves, Bakersfield CA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Aug 12 Gordy Morgan, 163 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 12 Greg Manusky, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Aug 12 Les Ferdinand, English footballer
  • Aug 13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Aug 13 Shayne Corson, NHL forward (Team Canada Olympics 1998, Montreal)
  • Aug 14 Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer
  • Aug 15 Fred Strickland, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 15 Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 16 Ed Olczyk, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 16 Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England
  • Aug 16 Terry Shumpert, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Aug 17 Cedric Figaro, American football linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Aug 17 Zefross Moss, NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, NE Patriots)
  • Aug 17 Rodney Mullen, American skateboarder
  • Aug 17 Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 18 Cees Lock of hair, soccer player (NEC)
  • Aug 18 Steve Avery, NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 20 Greg Jackson, NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers)
  • Aug 20 Steven Finn, Laval, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
  • Aug 21 John Wetteland, American pitcher (NY Yanks, Rangers, Expos), born in San Mateo, California
  • Aug 22 Rob Witschge, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam
  • Aug 23 Rhonda Cator, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 23 Rik Smits, NBA center (Indiana Pacers), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Aug 24 Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Aug 25 Albert Belle, American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians; 5-time MLB All-Star), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Aug 26 Jacques Brinkman, Dutch field hockey player
  • Aug 27 Deena Wigger, US shooter (Olympic-92), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Aug 28 Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 30 John Terry, CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 31 Jeff Frye, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Oakland, California
  • Sep 1 Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Sep 2 Olivier Panis, French race car driver
  • Sep 3 Bennie Blades, NFL safety (Detroit Lions)
  • Sep 3 Pat Eilers, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 3 Shawn Daniels, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Sep 4 Jearl A Miles, 400m/long jumper (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 5 Simone Jacobs, British 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Sep 5 Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • Sep 6 Joan Guetschow, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 8 Mike Dyer, Upland California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Sep 8 Raymond Atteveld, Belgian soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC)
  • Sep 9 Alison Sydor, x-ctry cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Sep 9 Kevin Hatcher, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 9 Georg Hackl, German luger
  • Sep 10 Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward (Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998)
  • Sep 10 Kimble Anders, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 10 Ted Popson, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Sep 11 Richard Harvey, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi