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Birthdays in Sport in April 1975

  • Apr 1 Kristine Quance, American swimmer (Olympics gold 4×100m medley relay 1996), born in Northridge, California
  • Apr 1 Magdalena Maleeva, Bulgarian tennis player (10 x WTA titles; World #4 1996), born in Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Apr 2 Katrin Rutschow-Stomporowski, German rower (Olympic gold quad sculls 1996, single sculls 2004), born in Waren, Germany
  • Apr 3 Thomas Hamilton, American NBA center (Boston Celtics), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 3 Yoshinobu Takahashi, Japanese professional baseball player, born in Chūō-ku, Chiba, Japan
  • Apr 3 Koji Uehara, Japanese professional baseball pitcher, born in Neyagawa, Osaka, Japan
  • Apr 4 Kisha Ford, American WNBA guard and forward (NY Liberty), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 5 Nikki Dryden, 800m swimmer (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 5 John Hartson, Welsh footballer
  • Apr 7 Ronde Barber, cornerback (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Apr 7 Tiki Barber, running back (NY Giants)
  • Apr 7 Ronnie Belliard, American baseball player
  • Apr 9 Robbie Fowler, English footballer (Liverpool), born in Toxteth, Liverpool, England
  • Apr 10 Steve Washburn, Canadian NHL center (Florida Panthers), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 11 Terry Cousin, American football cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 12 Marcie Alberts, American basketball player (Cleveland Rockers), born in Wooster, Ohio

  • Apr 13 Bruce Dyer, English footballer, born in Ilford, England
  • Apr 14 Petra Begerow, German tennis star (1996 quarter Hilton Head), born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany
  • Apr 14 Anderson Silva, Brazilian mixed martial artist (longest UFC title streak at 2,547 days), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Apr 15 Paul Dana, American race car driver (d. 2006)
  • Apr 16 Nicky Sualua, American NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Apr 17 Trifun Živanović, American-Serbian figure skater (1995 Pac Coast Jr champ), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Apr 19 Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer (fast bowler, Australia 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Apr 19 Temoc Suarez, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Greenwood, South Carolina
  • Apr 19 Jussi Jääskeläinen, Finnish footballer (Finland national team) and coach, born in Mikkeli, Finland
  • Apr 21 Danyon Loader, New Zealand 200m and 400m swimmer (2 Olympic gold medals 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Apr 22 Stijn Haeldermans, Belgian soccer player (MVV)
  • Apr 22 Greg Moore, Canadian race car driver (d. 1999)
  • Apr 22 Carlos Sastre, Spanish cyclist
  • Apr 24 Justin Boocock, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Apr 24 Michael Stewart, American basketball NBA center (Sacramento Kings), born in Cucq-Trepied-Stella-Plage, France
  • Apr 25 Jacque Jones, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Apr 27 Michael Booker, American football cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 27 Chris Carpenter, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Exeter, New Hampshire
  • Apr 28 James Thrash, wide receiver (Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 28 Martin Lewis, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Apr 29 John Macready, gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 29 Rafael Betancourt, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Apr 30 Elliott Sadler, American race car driver and 1 of 31 drivers to have a victory in NASCAR's three top racing series, born in Emporia, Virginia

About April 1975

How Old? 45 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)