Birthdays in Sport in 1974

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 1 - 200 of 580

  • Jan 1 Johnie Church, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jan 2 Juha Lind, NHL forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Dallas)
  • Jan 3 Stefan Ustorf, Kaufbeuren Ger, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals)
  • Jan 3 Todd Warriner, Blenheim, NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Jan 3 Alessandro Petacchi, Italian cyclist
  • Jan 4 Carl Powell, American football defensive end (Indianapolis Colts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jan 5 Calvin Collins, American football guard (Atlanta Falcons), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jan 6 Juan Roque, American football tackle (Detroit Lions), born in San Diego, California
  • Jan 6 Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Jan 6 Paul Grant, NBA center (Minn Timberwolves), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 6 Daniel Cordone, Argentine footballer, born in General Rodríguez Partido, Argentina
  • Jan 8 Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Stadskanaal, Netherlands
  • Jan 9 Craig Wishart, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman vs South Africa 1995), born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Jan 9 Jamain Stephens, American NFL offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Lumberton, North Carolina
  • Jan 10 Hollis Thomas, American football defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Abilene, Texas
  • Jan 10 Davide Dionigi, Italian footballer, born in Modena, Italy

  • Jan 10 Steve Marlet, French footballer, born in Pithiviers, France
  • Jan 11 Goran Lozanovski, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 11 Rod Jones, NFL guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jan 11 Warren Morris, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Jan 11 Jens Nowotny, German footballer, born in Malsch, Germany

Person of interestMel C

Jan 12 Melanie Chisholm, English singer "Sporty Spice" (Spice Girls), born in Whiston, England

Singer-Songwriter Mel C
Singer-Songwriter
Mel C
  • Jan 13 Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Jan 13 Sergei Brylin, NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jan 14 Hugues Legault, Canadian 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jan 14 Kevin Jefferson, NFL linebacker (Cin Bengals)
  • Jan 14 Nancy Napolski, American sports shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Hinsdale, Idaho
  • Jan 15 Mike Minter, American football safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jan 15 Ray King, American baseball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jan 17 Derrick Mason, wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jan 17 Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican-American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Jan 17 Marcus Spriggs, offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jan 17 Sharon Marie Ferris, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 17 Yang Chen, Chinese footballer
  • Jan 18 Shane Burton, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Logan, West Virginia
  • Jan 19 Amaury Telemaco, Dominican baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Higüey, Dominican Republic
  • Jan 19 Gregory Playfair, Dutch football player (PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Jan 19 Tarik Oulida, Dutch football player (Ajax/Seville), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jan 19 Walter Jones, American football offensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aliceville, Alabama
  • Jan 19 Jaime Moreno, Bolivian footballer, born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
  • Jan 20 Calvin Harrison, American athlete (Olympic gold medalist), born in Orlando, Florida

  • Jan 20 Rae Carruth, American football wide receiver (Carolina Panthers), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jan 21 Jerald Sowell, fullback (NY Jets)
  • Jan 21 Jerry Wunsch, tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Jan 21 Orpheus Roye, defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jan 21 Alex Sperafico, Brazilian racing driver
  • Jan 22 Stephanie Rottier, Dutch tennis player (1995 semi Prague), born in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
  • Jan 23 Glen Chapple, English cricketer (Lancashire & England A pace bowler), born in Skipton, United Kingdom
  • Jan 23 Yosvani Pérez, Cuban baseball player, born in Rodas, Cuba
  • Jan 24 Tim Biakabutuka, running back (Carolina Panthers)
  • Jan 25 Adam Meadows, American football player (Indianapolis Colts), born in Powder Springs, Georgia
  • Jan 25 Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jan 28 Derrick Mayes, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jan 28 Jermaine Dye, outfielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Oakland, California
  • Jan 28 Tony Delk, NBA guard (SF Warriors)
  • Jan 28 Zack Bronson, safety (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Jan 28 Jermaine Dye, American baseball player
  • Jan 28 Magglio Ordóñez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Jan 29 David LaFleur, tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Jan 29 Jeff Mitchell, corner (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Jan 29 Kris Burley, Truro Nova Scotia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 30 Martina Jerant, Canadian basketball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Jan 30 Robert Rollins, English cricketer (big-hitting Essex wicketkeeper-batsman), born in London, England
  • Jan 31 Bob Mulder, Dutch football player (Appingedam, FC Groningen), born in Delfzijl, Netherlands
  • Jan 31 Lorenzo Styles, American football linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in Sharon, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 31 Othella Harrington, American basketball forward (Houston Rockets), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jan 31 Pavi Sald, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Jan 31 Tory Toogood, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jan 31 Ariel Pestano, Cuban baseball player, born in Cuba
  • Feb 1 Walter McCarty, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Feb 1 Roberto Heras, Spanish cyclist, born in Béjar, Spain
  • Feb 1 David Meca, Spanish long distance swimmer, born in Sabadell, Spain
  • Feb 2 David Buck, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Feb 2 J R Conrad, offensive tackle/guard (NY Jets)
  • Feb 2 Jeff Cassar, soccer goalkeeper (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Feb 3 Konrad Gałka, Polish swimmer
  • Feb 4 Brandon Convery, Kingston, NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs)
  • Feb 4 Chris Ward, defensive end (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Feb 5 Adrienne Johnson, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Feb 6 Nathan Davis, American football defensive lineman (Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Feb 6 Olaf Lindenbergh, Dutch football player (Ajax, De Graafschap), born in Purmerend, Netherlands
  • Feb 7 Ryan Phillips, linebacker (NY Giants)

Person of interestSteve Nash

Feb 7 Steve Nash, Canadian NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, LA Lakers), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Basketball Player Steve Nash
Basketball Player
Steve Nash
  • Feb 8 Ulises de la Cruz, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Feb 9 Brad Maynard, punter (NY Giants)
  • Feb 9 John Wallace, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • Feb 9 Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Feb 10 Andrew English, CFL receiver (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 10 Lea Ghirardi-Rubbi, French tennis star (1994 Futures NC), born in Colombes, France
  • Feb 10 Ty Law, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 11 Brian Newman, US football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Feb 11 Ronnie Ward, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Feb 11 Wally Richardson, NFL quarterback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Orangeburg, United States
  • Feb 11 Jaroslav Špaček, NHL defenseman (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Rokycany, Czechoslovakia
  • Feb 12 Ian Mcintyre, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Feb 12 Toranosuke Takagi, Japanese race car driver, born in Shizuoka, Japan
  • Feb 14 Rob Jahrling, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Burruyacú Department, Argentina
  • Feb 14 Philippe Léonard, Belgian footballer, born in Liège, Belgium
  • Feb 15 Erik Schulz, US pairs skater (& Ilana Goldfogel), born in Port Huron, Michigan
  • Feb 15 Tim Hall, US running back (Oakland Raiders), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1998)
  • Feb 15 Ugueth Urbina, Venezuelan pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Feb 15 Seattle Slew, American racehorse, born in White Horse Acres Farm, Texas (d. 2002)
  • Feb 15 Alexander Wurz, Austrian racing driver, born in Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria
  • Feb 16 Jevon Langford, defensive end (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Feb 16 Kathy McCormack, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympic silver 1998)
  • Feb 16 Fanis Katergiannakis, Greek footballer
  • Feb 18 Yevgeny Kafelnikov, Russian tennis player (French Open 1996, Australian Open 1999), born in Sochi, Russia
  • Feb 18 Jamey Carroll, American baseball player
  • Feb 20 Katerina Kroupova, Olomouc Czech, tennis star (1994 Futures-Sofia-BUL)
  • Feb 21 Alexei Lojkin, Belarusian NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • Feb 21 Rohsaan Griffin, American 200m runner, born in Texas City, Texas

  • Feb 21 Iván Campo, Spanish footballer, born in San Sebastián, Spain
  • Feb 22 Aaron Gavey, Canadian NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Feb 22 Kyoko Nagatsuka, Japanese tennis star (1996 Hobart), born in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Feb 23 Herschelle Gibbs, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Feb 23 Kenyon Cotton, American football fullback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Bossier City, Louisiana
  • Feb 24 Jeremy Laster, Fullerton California, water polo driver (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 24 Simeon Rice, American football defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Feb 24 Mike Lowell, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Feb 25 Detron Smith, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Feb 25 Tamarick Vanover, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Feb 26 Sébastien Loeb, French rally driver, born in Haguenau, France
  • Feb 27 Chris Dishman, American football offensive lineman (Arizona Cardinals), born in Cozad, Nebraska
  • Feb 27 Jimmy Maher, Australian cricketer (Queensland lefty batsman victorious 1995 side), born in Innisfail, Australia
  • Feb 28 Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 28 Kevin Abrams, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Feb 28 Lee Carsley, Irish footballer
  • Mar 1 Stephen Davis, running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Mar 2 Martine Dessureault, 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Mar 2 Monika Niederstätter, Italian athlete
  • Mar 4 Jarrett Deuling, Vernon, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mar 4 Karol Kucera, Bratislava Slovakia, tennis star (1995-Rosmalen)
  • Mar 4 Sherry Wigginton, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Austin, Texas
  • Mar 4 Ariel Ortega, Argentine footballer
  • Mar 4 Tommy Phelps, American baseball player
  • Mar 5 Brad Schumacher, American 400m/800m freesytyle (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Mar 5 Hans Bond, Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Mar 5 Jens Jeremies, German footballer
  • Mar 7 Joost Volmer, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Mar 7 Facundo Sava, Argentine footballer
  • Mar 8 Steve Sarkisian, CFL quarterback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 8 Toran James, linebacker (San Diego Chargers)
  • Mar 8 Mike Moriarty, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Mark Harrity, Australian cricketer (promising South Aust left-arm fast bowler), born in Semaphore, South Australia
  • Mar 11 Billy Granville, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Mar 11 David Cameron, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 12 Chris Carr, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Minn Timberwolves)
  • Mar 13 Corinna West, Garberville Colo, lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 13 Thomas Enqvist, Swedish tennis player (Australian Open 1999 runner-up), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 13 Vampeta [Marcos André Batista dos Santos], Brazilian footballer, born in Nazaré, Bahia, Brazil
  • Mar 14 Justine Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

  • Mar 15 Imad Baba, soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Humble, Texas
  • Mar 15 Robert Fick, American baseball player
  • Mar 16 Heath Streak, cricketer (Zimbabwean pace bowler 1993-)
  • Mar 16 Lamont Burns, American NFL guard (NY Jets), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Mar 16 Georgios Anatolakis, Greek footballer
  • Mar 16 Fotini Vavatsi, Greek archer
  • Mar 17 Eric Lane, running back (NY Giants)
  • Mar 17 John Hall, kicker (NY Jets)
  • Mar 18 Petra Kamstra, Rotterdam Holland, tennis star (1995 Surabaya doubles)
  • Mar 18 Tina Krizan, Maribor Slovenia, tennis star (1995 Surabaya doubles)
  • Mar 18 Torrian Gray, safety (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Mar 19 John Coppinger, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Mar 20 P J Bogart, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 21 Jose Clayton, Tunisian footballer
  • Mar 22 Marcus Camby, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • Mar 22 Tuomas Gronman, NHL defenseman (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Pitts)
  • Mar 22 Philippe Clement, Belgian footballer
  • Mar 23 Eric Washington, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • Mar 23 Scott Galyon, linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Mar 23 Tony Alberda, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)
  • Mar 24 Terry Killens, linebacker (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Mar 25 Mike Adams, wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 25 Vyninka Arlow, Australia, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 26 Alfred Shipman, CFL slot back (BC Lions)
  • Mar 26 Irina Spirlea, Bucharest Romania, tennis star (1996 Amelia Island)
  • Mar 26 Mike Peca, NHL center (Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 27 Gaizka Mendieta, Spanish footballer, born in Bilbao, Spain
  • Mar 28 K C Jones, NFL center (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Mar 28 Mark King, English snooker player
  • Mar 29 Marc Gené, Spanish racing car driver
  • Mar 30 Martin Love, cricketer (high scoring Queensland batsman, Aust 1995)
  • Apr 1 Hugo Benjamín Ibarra, Argentine footballer
  • Apr 1 Sandra Völker, German swimmer (world record 50m backstroke 28.71 1999), born in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Apr 4 O. J. Santiago, American football tight end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 4 Dave Mirra, American BMX rider, born in Chittenango, New York (d. 2016)
  • Apr 5 Mike DuHaney, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Apr 5 Rick Terry, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • Apr 6 Robert Kovač, Croatian footballer
  • Apr 7 Anita Maxwell, WNBA forward (Cleveland Rockers)
  • Apr 9 Ben Bordelon, American football tackle (San Diego Chargers), born in Mathews, Louisiana
  • Apr 10 Petros Passalis, Greek footballer (Olympiakos), born in Giannitsa, Greece
  • Apr 11 Alex Corretja, tennis star (1990 Orange Bowl boys 16), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Apr 11 Sascha van Wissen, Dutch soccer player (MVV)
  • Apr 11 Ashot Danielyan, Armenian weightlifter, born in Yerevan, Armenia
  • Apr 11 Trot Nixon, American baseball player, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Apr 12 Kabir Khan, Pakistani cricketer, born in Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
  • Apr 12 Roman Hamrlik, Czech ice hockey defenseman (Lightning, Olympic gold 1998), born in Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 12 Sylvinho, Brazilian footballer, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Apr 13 Sergei Gonchar, Russian NHL defenseman (Capitals, Olympic silver 1998), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia

About 1974

How Old? 44 or 45 years old
Generation: Generation X

Chinese Zodiac: Ox (Jan 1 - Jan 22), Tiger (Jan 23 - Dec 31)