On This Day

Sports Stars Born in March 1971

  • Mar 1 Allen Johnson, American athlete (Olympic gold 110m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995, 97, 2001, 03), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 1 Zahoor Elahi, Pakistan cricket batsman (2 Tests; 14 ODIs), born in Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Mar 1 Tyler Hamilton, American road cyclist (only American to win one of the five Monuments of cycling; Liège–Bastogne–Liège 2003), born in Marblehead, Massachusetts
  • Mar 3 Terryl Ulmer, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 4 Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • Mar 5 Brian Hunter, American baseball outfielder (AL stolen base leader 1997, 99; Detroit Tigers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mar 5 Chad Fonville, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Mar 5 Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Mar 5 Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker
  • Mar 6 Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Mar 6 Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California
  • Mar 7 Alison Herst, Canadian kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 8 Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Mar 8 Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Mar 8 Kit Symons, Welsh footballer
  • Mar 9 Bev Oden, American volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Millington, Tennessee
  • Mar 9 Lou Benfatti, American football player, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets), born in Green Pond, New Jersey
  • Mar 10 Morris Unutoa, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mar 10 Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • Mar 10 Steve Arnold, British racing driver
  • Mar 11 Jiri Vykoukai, Olomouc CZ, hockey player (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 11 Martin Rucinsky, Most Cze, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 11 Liesbeth Migchelsen, Dutch soccer defender (97 caps; FFC Heike Rheine, SV Fortuna Wormerveer, AZ Alkmaar), born in Harderwijk, Netherlands (d. 2020)
  • Mar 12 Greg Hansell, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Bellflower, California
  • Mar 12 Isaiah Rider, American NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers), born in Oakland, California
  • Mar 12 Raul Mondesi, MLB outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 13 Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver (Chicago Bears, SD Chargers) and broadcaster (Compass Media Networks, Pac-12 Network), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 13 Chen Li-Ling, Chinese tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX), born in Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • Mar 13 Ralf Kleinmann, American football player from Germany, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Mar 13 Robert Samuels, West Indian cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Mar 13 Ryan Hayden, American athlete, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Mar 13 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • Mar 14 Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Mar 15 Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 16 Brett Carolan, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 16 Eric Ravotti, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 17 Katrina Colleton, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks)
  • Mar 17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • Mar 19 Cory Fleming, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 19 Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 19 Louie Debrusk, Canadian NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, and three other teams), born in Cambridge, Ontario
  • Mar 19 Marty Moore, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Mar 19 Taase Faumui, Samoan-American NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers, 1994-95; Oakland Raiders, 1997), born in Western Samoa
  • Mar 19 Whitney Hedgepeth, American swimmer - 100m/200m backstroke (2 Olympic silver medals 1996), born in Charlottesville, Virgina
  • Mar 20 Janis Kelly, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mar 20 Manny Alexander, Dominican infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 21 Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • Mar 23 Alexander Selivanov, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Mar 23 Chris Lipuma, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 23 Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Mar 25 Aashish Kapoor, cricketer (Indian off-spin batsman 1994- )
  • Mar 25 Andre Bolduc, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Mar 25 Cammi Granato, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 25 Perry Klein, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons, 1994-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Olympic gold 1996)
  • Mar 26 Dave DeGraaf, American team handball player (Olympics, 1996), born in Spring Arbor, Michigan
  • Mar 26 Jesús Taváres, Dominican MLB outfielder, 1993-98 (Florida Marlins, and 2 other teams), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 26 Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis player, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 28 Damien Marsh, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (World Championship, 1995 -Silver medal), born in Goondiwindi, Queensland
  • Mar 28 Wesley Person, NBA guard, 1994-2005 (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and 5 other teams), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • Mar 30 Mari Holden, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Pavel Bure

Mar 31 Pavel Bure, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Moscow, Russia


About March 1971

How Old? 50 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)