On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1977 (Part 2)

Birthdays 201 - 400 of 419

  • Jun 24 Cliff Bayer, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Dimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player
  • Jun 27 Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footballer (Veendam), born in Gniezno, Poland
  • Jun 27 Raúl, Spanish footballer (Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jun 28 Lindsay Lee, American tennis star (1995 Futures-Woodlands TX), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 28 Chris Spurling, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jun 29 Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 1 Jerome Iginla, Canadian NHL right wing (Olympic gold 2002, 10), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Jul 5 Nicolas Kiefer, German tennis player, born in Holzminden, West Germany
  • Jul 6 Con Blatsis, Australian footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul 6 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer, born in Mdingi, Cape Province, South Africa
  • Jul 8 Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player
  • Jul 9 Ben McAdoo, American football coach (New York Giants, 2016-7), born in Homer City, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 11 Brandon Short, American football player
  • Jul 12 Francesca Lubiani, Italian tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR), born in Bologna, Italy
  • Jul 12 Neil Harris, English footballer

  • Jul 15 Andre Nel, South African Cricketer
  • Jul 17 Marc Savard, Canadian hockey player, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Jul 19 Haitham Mustafa, Sudanese footballer
  • Jul 19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • Jul 19 Jean-Sébastien Aubin, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Jul 20 Kiki Musampa, Congolese footballer
  • Jul 20 Alessandro dos Santos, Brazilian-born Japanese footballer
  • Jul 21 Allison Wagner, American swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jul 21 Paul Casey, English golfer (Ryder Cup wins 2004, 06, 18; 3 PGA Tour titles, 13 European Tour titles; PGA C'ship 2020 runner-up), born in Cheltenham, England
  • Jul 22 Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 23 Neicer Reasco, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Jul 23 Scott Clemmensen, American ice hockey player
  • Jul 24 Arnold Bruggink, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Jul 24 Mehdi Mahdavikia, Iranian football player
  • Jul 25 Kenny Thomas, American basketball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 26 Martin Laursen, Danish footballer (A.C. Milan), born in Fårvang, Denmark
  • Jul 28 Aki Berg, Finnish NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Raisio, Finland
  • Jul 28 Manu Ginóbili, Argentine basketball player, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Jul 29 Greg Burgess, American 200m individual medley (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jul 30 Jayme Dickman, American 3x20 rifle shooter (Olympics 1996), born in South Bend, Indiana

  • Jul 31 Tim Couch, American NFL quarterback (#1 overall draft pick 1999, Cleveland Browns), born in Hyden, Kentucky
  • Aug 1 Marc Denis, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestTom Brady

Aug 3 Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18, New England Patriots; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Aug 3 Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 2006 winner), born in Mos, Galicia, Spain
  • Aug 4 Luís Boa Morte, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 5 Eric Hinske, American baseball utility and coach (AL Rookie of the Year 2002; 3-time WS champion), born in Menasha, Wisconsin
  • Aug 5 Mark Mulder, American baseball player (Oakland Athletics,St. Louis Cardinals), born in South Holland, Illinois
  • Aug 6 Luciano Zavagno, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 6 Leandro Amaral, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 6 Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer
  • Aug 8 Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  • Aug 8 Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer
  • Aug 8 Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 8 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • Aug 9 Mikael Silvestre, French footballer
  • Aug 9 Jason Frasor, American baseball player
  • Aug 9 Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player
  • Aug 9 Adewale Ogunleye, American football player
  • Aug 10 Danny Griffin, Northern Irish footballer

Person of interestIva Majoli

Aug 12 Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player (1996 Pan Pacific), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
  • Aug 12 Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • Aug 12 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • Aug 13 Michael Klim, Polish Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 14 Juan Pierre, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 15 Martin Biron, Canadian American ice hockey goaltender, born in Lac-Saint-Charles, Quebec
  • Aug 15 Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast (Olympic gold 2004), born in Seregno, Italy
  • Aug 17 William Gallas, French footballer, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France
  • Aug 17 Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker (2006 world record), born in Geelong, Australia
  • Aug 17 Thierry Henry, French footballer and manager (Arsenal), born in Les Ulis, France
  • Aug 19 Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 20 Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Aug 20 Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 James Ormond, English cricketer, born in Coventry, England
  • Aug 22 Heiðar Helguson, Icelandic footballer, born in Dalvík, Iceland
  • Aug 23 Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Douglas Sequeira, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Aug 24 Per Gade, Danish footballer, born in Nibe, Denmark
  • Aug 24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 24 Denílson, Brazilian footballer, born in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 24 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, born in Jena, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Aug 25 Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 26 Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • Aug 26 Morris Peterson, American basketball player
  • Aug 27 Deco, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 29 Aaron Rowand, American baseball player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 29 Devean George, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 29 Roy Oswalt, American baseball player, born in Weir, Mississippi
  • Aug 30 Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
  • Aug 30 Shaun Alexander, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, NFL MVP 2005), born in Florence, Kemtucky
  • Aug 30 Marlon Byrd, American baseball player, born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Aug 31 Ian Harte, Irish footballer
  • Sep 1 Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Aaron Schobel, American football player
  • Sep 1 David Albelda, Spanish footballer

  • Sep 2 Frédéric Kanouté, Malian footballer
  • Sep 3 Tami Tyler, American dance skater (with partner Jonathan Nichols), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Sep 3 Rui Marques, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Sep 3 Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer (Astob Villa), born in Gullspång, Sweden
  • Sep 3 Nate Robertson, American baseball player, born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Sep 4 Sun-Woo Kim, Korean baseball player, born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Sep 5 Rosevelt Colvin, American football player, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Sep 5 Nazr Mohammed, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Jon Macken, British footballer (Preston North End), born in Blackley, England
  • Sep 8 Maria Helena Selin, Finnish ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Sep 9 Kyle Snyder, American baseball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • Sep 11 Matthew Stevens, Welsh snooker player, born in Carmarthen, Wales
  • Sep 12 Nathan Bracken, Australian cricketer, born in Penrith, Australia
  • Sep 12 David Thompson, English footballer, born in Birkenhead, England
  • Sep 15 Jason Terry, American basketball player
  • Sep 17 Becky Turner, Marietta Ga, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 17 Tony Goskowicz, Wauwautosa Wis, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Sep 17 Simone Perrotta, Italian football player
  • Sep 18 Li Tie, Chinese footballer and coach (Everton), born in Shenyang, China
  • Sep 18 Kieran West, British oarsman (Olympic Gold 2000), born in Kingston upon Thames, England
  • Sep 19 Aakash Chopra, Indian cricketer, born in Agra, India
  • Sep 20 Ruth Moniz, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 21 Brian Tallet, American baseball player
  • Sep 22 Paul Sculthorpe, English rugby league footballer
  • Sep 23 Matthieu Descoteaux, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 24 Frank Fahrenhorst, German footballer, born in Kamen, West Germany
  • Sep 25 Wil Nieves, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 27 Andrus Värnik, Estonian javelin thrower
  • Sep 28 Se-ri Pak, South Korean golfer (5 LPGA major titles; US Open 1998, British Open 2001), born in Daejeon, South Korea
  • Sep 29 Wade Brookbank, Canadian ice hockey player

  • Sep 29 Jake Westbrook, American baseball player
  • Sep 30 Sun Jihai, Chinese footballer
  • Sep 30 Roy Carroll, Northern Irish footballer
  • Oct 5 Lia Rousset, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Alhambra, California
  • Oct 6 Shimon Gershon, Israeli footballer
  • Oct 6 Vladimir Manchev, Bulgarian footballer
  • Oct 6 Daniel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Oct 7 Clayton Miller, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 9 Brian Roberts, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • Oct 11 Desmond Mason, American basketball player, born in Waxahachie, Texas
  • Oct 11 Ty Wigginton, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California
  • Oct 12 Bode Miller, American alpine ski-racer (Olympic gold 2010), born in Easton, New Hampshire
  • Oct 12 Javier Toyo, Venezuelan football goalkeeper (Venezuela national football team), born in Caracas, Venezuela
  • Oct 12 Christie Kerr, American golfer (US Open 2007, PGA Championship 2010), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 13 Gareth Batty, English cricketer, born in Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Oct 13 Paul Pierce, American basketball player, born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 14 Kelly Schumacher, Canadian basketball player
  • Oct 15 Masato Kawabata, Japanese racing driver
  • Oct 15 Patricio Urrutia, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Oct 15 David Trezeguet, French football player
  • Oct 17 Dudu Aouate, Israeli footballer
  • Oct 18 Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand footballer
  • Oct 18 David Vuillemin, French professional Motocross Rider, born in Berre-l'Étang, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
  • Oct 19 Raúl Tamudo, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 20 Matt Jansen, English footballer, born in Carlisle, England
  • Oct 24 Iván Kaviedes, Ecuadorian football player, born in Santo Domingo, Ecuador
  • Oct 25 Birgit Prinz, German footballer (three-time FIFA World Player of the Year), born in Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
  • Oct 27 Jiří Jarosík, Czech footballer, born in Ústí nad Labem, Czechoslovakia
  • Oct 27 Kumar Sangakkara, Sri Lankan cricketer, born in Matale, Sri Lanka
  • Oct 31 Sylviane Félix, French athlete, born in Créteil, France

  • Nov 1 Steve Hutchinson, American NFL offensive guard (7 x Pro Bowl; 5 First Team All Pro), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 2 Leon Taylor, English diver and broadcaster (Olympic silver 10m synchro 2004; BBC), born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Nov 4 Larry Bigbie, American baseball player
  • Nov 4 So Ji-sub, South Korean swimmer, model and actor
  • Nov 5 Tuula Puputti, Finnish ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Kuopio, Finland
  • Nov 5 Richard Wright, English football goalkeeper and coach (Manchester City), born in Ipswich, England
  • Nov 8 Nick Punto, American baseball player, born in San Diego, California
  • Nov 10 Matt Cepicky, American baseball player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Nov 11 Maniche, Portuguese footballer (Porto), born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nov 11 Ben Hollioake, Australian born English cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2002)
  • Nov 12 Benni McCarthy, South African footballer, born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Nov 12 James Borrego, American basketball head coach (Charlotte Hornets 2018-19), bon in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Nov 16 Oksana Baiul, Ukrainian figure skater (Olympic gold 1994), born in
  • Nov 17 Ryk Neethling, South African swimmer
  • Nov 18 Trent Barrett, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Nov 19 Kerri Strug, gymnast (Olympic gold 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Nov 21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • Nov 21 Jonas Jennings, American football player
  • Nov 22 Michael Preston, English footballer
  • Nov 23 Myriam Boileau, Canadian diver, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 23 Adam Eaton, American baseball player, born in Springfield, Ohio
  • Nov 25 Guillermo Cañas, Argentine tennis player
  • Nov 25 Marcus Marshall, Australian racing driver
  • Nov 26 Ivan Basso, Italian cyclist, born in Gallarate, Province of Varese, Italy
  • Nov 26 John Parrish, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 26 Paris Lenon, American football player, born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Nov 28 Fabio Grosso, Italian footballer
  • Nov 28 Gavin Rae, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 28 DeMya Walker, American basketball player
  • Nov 28 Greg Somerville, New Zealand rugby union footballer

  • Nov 28 Angela Stanford, American golfer (Evian C'ship 2018), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Nov 30 Iván Guerrero, Honduran footballer
  • Nov 30 Kazumi Saitoh, Japanese baseball player
  • Nov 30 Olivier Schoenfelder, French ice dancer
  • Dec 2 Siyabonga Nomvethe, South African soccer forward (81 caps; Moroka Swallows, AmaZulu), born in Durban, South Africa
  • Dec 3 Adam Małysz, Polish ski jumper (record 4 individual World C'ship gold medals), Wisła, Poland
  • Dec 4 Shahid Nazir, Pakistani cricket fast bowler (15 Tests, 36 wickets; 17 ODIs), born in Faisalabad, Punjab
  • Dec 4 Ajit Agarkar, Indian cricket all-rounder (26 Tests, 58 wickets, top score 109; 191 ODIs), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Dec 6 Kevin Cash, American baseball player (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Dec 6 Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer, born in Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Dec 6 Paul McVeigh, Irish footballer (Norwich City), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Dec 7 Fernando Vargas, American welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Oxnard, California
  • Dec 7 Luke Donald, English golfer (US Masters 2005, PGA C'ship 2006 3rd), born in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
  • Dec 8 Sébastien Chabal, French rugby union footballer, born in Valence, France
  • Dec 8 Ryan Newman, American NASCAR driver, born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Dec 9 Shayne Graham, American football player, born in Radford, Virginia
  • Dec 11 Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player, born in Englisberg, Switzerland
  • Dec 12 Orlando Hudson, American baseball player, born in Darlington, South Carolina
  • Dec 13 Sascha Kindred, British Paralympic swimmer, born in Münster, Germany