On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in August 1986

  • Aug 1 Andrew Taylor, English footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Hartlepool, England
  • Aug 1 Anton Strålman, Swedish ice hockey player, born in Tibro, Sweden
  • Aug 1 Elena Vesnina, Russian tennis player, born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • Aug 5 Paula Creamer, American golfer (US Open 2010), born in Mountain View, California
  • Aug 13 Joseph Lapira, American soccer player, born in Rochester, New York
  • Aug 14 Terin Humphrey, American gymnast, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Aug 17 Rudy Gay, American basketball player, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 17 Tyrus Thomas, American basketball player, born in Batton, Rouge, Louisiana
  • Aug 19 Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player

Person of interestUsain Bolt

Aug 21 Usain Bolt, Jamaican sprinter (Olympic gold 100m/200m 2008, 12, 16), born in Sherwood Content, Jamaica

Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt
Olympic Sprinter
Usain Bolt
  • Aug 23 Josh Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons, born in Kiama, Australia
  • Aug 23 Brett Morris, Australian rugby league player for St. George Illawarra Dragons, born in Kiama, Australia
  • Aug 24 Nick Adenhart, American baseball player, born in Silver Spring, Maryland (d. 2009)
  • Aug 24 Arian Foster, American football running back (Houston Texans, Miami Dolphins), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Aug 31 Feng Tianwei, Singaporean table tennis player

About August 1986

How Old? 34 years old
Generation: Millennial
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22), Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22)