On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1984 (Part 2)

  • Oct 2 Marion Bartoli, French tennis player (Wimbledon 2013), born in Haute-Loire, France
  • Oct 4 Álvaro Parente, Portuguese auto racer (British F3 C’ship 2005; Formula Renault 3.5 Series 2007), born in Porto, Portugal
  • Oct 5 Kenwyne Jones, Trinidadian footballer, born in Point Fortin, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 7 Salman Butt, Pakistani cricketer, born in Lahore, Pakistan
  • Oct 10 Paul Posluszny, American football player, born in Butler, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 10 Troy Tulowitzki, American baseball shortstop (MLB All Star 2010, 11, 13–15; Gold Glove Award 2010, 11; Colorado Rockies), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Oct 10 Rod Benson, American basketball player, born in Fairfield, California
  • Oct 11 Sergio Hellings, Dutch footballer (Roeselare), born in Amsterdam
  • Oct 13 Frank Simek, American soccer player, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 14 LaRon Landry, American football player
  • Oct 17 Jelle Klaasen, Dutch darts player (BDO World Champion 2006), born in Alphen, Netherlands
  • Oct 20 Florent Sinama-Pongolle, French footballer
  • Oct 20 Andrew Trimble, Northern Irish rugby player for Irish rugby team
  • Oct 21 Anouk Leblanc-Boucher, French Canadian short track speed skater
  • Oct 21 Kenny Cooper, American soccer forward (10 caps), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 21 Marvin Mitchell, American football player

  • Oct 21 Kieran Richardson, English footballer
  • Oct 26 Sasha Cohen, American figure skater, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 26 Jefferson Farfán, Peruvian footballer (PSV), born in Lima, Peru
  • Oct 26 Adriano Correia Claro, Brazilian footballer, born in Curitiba, Brazil
  • Oct 27 Brady Quinn, American football quarterback (Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos) and broadcaster (CBS Sports HQ, Fox Sports), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Oct 27 Irfan Pathan, Indian cricketer (2007 ICC World Twenty20 winning squad of India), born in Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  • Oct 28 Obafemi Martins, Nigerian footballer
  • Oct 29 Eric Staal, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 1 Miloš Krasić, Serbian soccer winger (46 caps; CSKA Moscow, Juventus), born in Mitrovica, Kosovo
  • Nov 3 LaMarr Woodley, American NFL outside linebacker (Super Bowl 2008; Pro Bowl 2009; Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Saginaw, Michigan
  • Nov 5 Nick Folk, American football player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 5 Tobias Enstrom, Swedish hockey player, born in Nordingrå, Sweden

Person of interestEliud Kipchoge

Nov 5 Eliud Kipchoge, Kenyan distance runner (Olympic gold marathon 2016; first under 2:00), born in Kapsisiywa, Kenya

Long Distance Runner Eliud Kipchoge
Long Distance Runner
Eliud Kipchoge
  • Nov 9 Joel Zumaya, American baseball player, born in Chula Vista, California
  • Nov 10 Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Nederland, Texas
  • Nov 12 Sepp De Roover, Belgian footballer, born in Geel, Belgium
  • Nov 12 Conrad Rautenbach, Zimbabwean rally driver, born in Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Nov 14 Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer
  • Nov 20 Ferdinando Monfardini, Italian racing driver, born in Isola della Scala, Italy
  • Nov 21 Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer (125cc World Champion 2006), born in Talavera de la Reina, Spain

  • Nov 26 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 2007)
  • Nov 27 Domata Peko, American football player
  • Nov 28 Andrew Bogut, Australian basketball player
  • Nov 28 Marc-Andre Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 30 Nigel de Jong, Dutch soccer midfielder (81 caps; Manchester City, AC Milan), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Nov 30 Alan Hutton, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 30 Francisco Sandaza, Spanish Footballer
  • Dec 4 Joe Thomas, American College Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle (University of Wisconsin; Pro Bowl 2007-16, Cleveland Browns), born in Brookfield, Wisconsin
  • Dec 5 Chris Solinsky, American distance runner, born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin
  • Dec 7 Robert Kubica, Polish Formula One racing driver (1st Finnish to compete in Formula One), born in Kraków, Poland
  • Dec 7 Luca Rigoni, Italian footballer, born in Schio, Italy
  • Dec 7 Aaron Gray, American basketball player, born in Tarzana, California
  • Dec 8 Greg Halford, English footballer, born in Chelmsford, United Kingdom
  • Dec 8 Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Dec 11 Leighton Baines, English footballer, born in Kirkby, United Kingdom
  • Dec 12 Daniel Agger, Danish footballer, born in Hvidovre, Denmark
  • Dec 14 Chris Brunt, Northern Irish footballer, born in Belfast
  • Dec 14 Edward Rainsford, Zimbabwean cricketer, born in Kadoma, Zimbabwe
  • Dec 15 Martin Skrtel Slovakian Footballer
  • Dec 17 Andrew Davies, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Ian Kennedy, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Dec 21 Darren Potter, Irish football player, born in Liverpool, England
  • Dec 25 Alastair Cook, English cricketer
  • Dec 26 Alex Schwazer, Italian race walker, born in Sterzing, Italy
  • Dec 27 Gilles Simon, French tennis player (world #6 2009; Davis Cup 2017), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Dec 28 Martin Kaymer, German golfer (PGA C'ship 2010, US Open 2014), born in Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Dec 28 Leroy Lita, Congolese football player, born in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Dec 28 Beverly Mullins, American wrestler & model, born in Clearwater, Florida
  • Dec 28 Alex Lloyd, British racing driver, born in Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Dec 30 Randall Azofeifa, Costa Rican footballer

Person of interestLeBron James

Dec 30 LeBron James, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship & MVP 2012, 2013, 2016, 2020; 16 × NBA All-Star; Olympic gold 2008, 12; Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, LA Lakers), born in Akron, Ohio

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James