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Birthdays in Sport in October 1976

  • Oct 3 Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • Oct 4 Mauro Camoranesi, Italian soccer winger and manager (55 caps; Juventus), born in Tandil, Argentina
  • Oct 5 J. J. Yeley, American race car driver, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 7 Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Oct 7 Gilberto Silva, Brazilian soccer defender (93 caps; Arsenal, Panathinaikos), born in Lagoa da Prata, Minas Gerais
  • Oct 7 Charles Woodson, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Heisman Trophy 1997, U of Michigan; 9 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers), born in Fremont, Ohio
  • Oct 7 Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer, born in Avià, Spain
  • Oct 8 Galo Blanco, Spanish tennis player, born in Oviedo, Spain
  • Oct 10 Shane Doan, Canadian NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Halkirk, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 10 Bob Burnquist, Brazilian-American skateboarder, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Oct 10 Pat Burrell, American baseball player, born in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Oct 13 Ed Ellis, American football tackle (New England Patriots), born in Hamden, Connecticut
  • Oct 14 Nataša Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer
  • Oct 14 Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 17 Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
  • Oct 19 Michael Young, baseball player
  • Oct 20 Reidel Anthony, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Oct 21 Lavinia Miloşovici, Romanian gymnast
  • Oct 22 Brad Stevens, American basketball head coach (Boston Celtics 2013-19; NBA All-Star Game 2017), born in Zionsville, Indiana
  • Oct 24 Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 24 Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian swimmer, born in Momchilgrad, Bulgaria
  • Oct 25 Steve Jones, Northern Irish footballer, born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 26 Miikka Kiprusoff, Finnish NHL hockey player (San Jose Sharks), born in Turku, Finland
  • Oct 30 Maurice Taylor, American NBA forward (LA Clippers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 30 Stern John, Trinidadian footballer (Columbus Crew), born in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 31 Guti [José María Gutiérrez Hernández], Spanish footballer, born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain

About October 1976

How Old? 44 years old
Generation: Generation X
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)