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Birthdays in Sport in April 1983

  • Apr 1 Ólafur Ingi Skúlason, Icelandic soccer midfielder (36 caps; Zulte Waregem, Fylkir), born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Apr 1 Sean Taylor, American NFL free safety (Pro Bowl 2006, 07; All Pro 2007; Washington Redskins), born in Miami, Florida (d. 2007)
  • Apr 2 Felix Borja, Ecuadorian soccer forward (22 caps; El Nacional), born in San Lorenzo, Ecuador
  • Apr 4 Fabian Geiser, Swiss footballer (Le Mont), born in Langenthal, Switzerland
  • Apr 4 Doug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 4 Ben Gordon, British-American basketball player, born in London
  • Apr 6 James Wade, English darts player (World Matchplay C'ship 2007; World GP 2007, 10), born in Aldershot, England
  • Apr 11 Nicky Pastorelli, Dutch racing driver (Euro Formula 3000), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Apr 13 Schalk Burger, South African rugby player, born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Apr 13 Hunter Pence, American baseball player, born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Apr 14 James McFadden, Scottish footballer, born in Springburn, Glasgow
  • Apr 14 Nikoloz Tskitishvili, Georgian basketball player, born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Apr 15 Ilya Kovalchuk, Russian ice hockey player
  • Apr 15 Dudu Cearense, Brazilian footballer
  • Apr 16 Cat Osterman, American softball pitcher, born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 16 George Patis, Greek badminton player, born in Greece

  • Apr 17 Stanislav Chistov, Russian ice hockey player, born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • Apr 17 Roberto Jiménez, Peruvian football player, born in Piura, Peru
  • Apr 18 Miguel Cabrera, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Apr 18 Fodil Hadjadj, Algerian football player, born in Algiers, Algeria
  • Apr 19 Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Apr 19 Zach Duke, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Clifton, Texas
  • Apr 19 Joe Mauer, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Apr 19 Curtis Thigpen, American baseball player, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Apr 21 Paweł Brożek, Polish footballer
  • Apr 21 Tarvaris Jackson, American NFL quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 2020)
  • Apr 22 Matt Jones, American football player
  • Apr 23 Daniela Hantuchová, Slovakian tennis player, born in Poprad, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 23 Jennifer Heil, Canadian free style skier (Olympic gold 2006), born in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada
  • Apr 25 J.P. Howell, American baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Modesto, California
  • Apr 26 José María López, Argentine racing driver (2014–2016 World Touring Car Champion), born in Río Tercero, Argentina
  • Apr 28 Roger Johnson, English footballer
  • Apr 29 Jay Cutler, American football player
  • Apr 29 David Lee, American basketball player
  • Apr 30 Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
  • Apr 30 Troy Williamson, American football player

About April 1983

How Old? 37 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

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