On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1995

  • Feb 10 Lexi Thompson, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 2014), born in Coral Springs, Florida
  • Feb 17 Madison Keys, American tennis player (US Open runner-up 2017), born in Rock Island, Illinois
  • Feb 19 Nikola Jokić, Serbian basketball center (Serbian Player of the Year 2018; NBA All Star 2019; fastest NBA triple-double 14:33s 2018), born in Sombor, Serbia
  • Feb 23 Andrew Wiggins, Canadian basketball small forward (2014 NBA Draft: #1 pick Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 14 Baker Mayfield, American football quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2017, U of Oklahoma; 2018 NFL Draft #1 pick Cleveland Browns), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 10 Missy Franklin, American swimmer (5 Olympic gold 2012, 16), born in Pasadena, California
  • Jul 5 P.V. [Pusarla Venkata] Sindhu, Indian badminton player, first Indian woman to win a silver medal (2016), born in Hyderabad, India
  • Jul 7 Ko Jin-young, South Korean golfer (ANA Inspiration, Evian C'ship 2019), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 10 Ada Hegerberg, Norwegian football striker (first women's Ballon d'Or winner), born in Molde, Norway
  • Jul 14 Kim Hyo-joo, South Korean golfer (Evian C'ship 2014), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Jul 20 Shaquem Griffin, American one-handed NFL player (Sea Hawks), born in St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Jul 22 Ezekiel Elliott, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Alton, Illinois
  • Aug 2 Kristaps Porziņģis, Latvian basketball center (NBA All-Star 2018; NY Knicks, Dallas Mavericks), born in Liepāja, Latvia

Person of interestPatrick Mahomes

Sep 17 Patrick Mahomes, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl MVP 2020; KC Chiefs), born in Tyler, Texas

NFL Quarterback Patrick Mahomes
NFL Quarterback
Patrick Mahomes
  • Nov 2 Hanna Öberg, Swedish biathlete (Olympic gold 15k individual 2018; World C'ship gold 2019), born in Kiruna, Lapland
  • Nov 3 Kelly Catlin, American road cyclist (Olympic silver 2016, World C'ship gold 2016-18), born in St, Paul, Minnesota (d. 2019)
  • Nov 15 Karl-Anthony Towns, American basketball center (2015 NBA Draft: #1 pick Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • Nov 23 Ariya Jatanugarn, Thai golfer (British Open 2016, US Open 2018), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dec 31 Gabby Douglas, American gymnast (2012 Olympic champion), born in Newport News, Virginia

About 1995

How Old? 24 or 25 years old
Generation: Millennial

Chinese Zodiac: Dog (Jan 1 - Jan 30), Pig (Jan 31 - Dec 31)