Birthdays in Sport on March 24

  • 1866 Jack McAuliffe, US lightweight boxing champ, hall of famer
  • 1885 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (4 Olympic golds 1904, 08)
  • 1889 Albert Hill, British athlete (d. 1969)
  • 1893 George Sisler, American baseball player (d. 1973)
  • 1925 Puig Aubert, French rugby league footballer (d. 1994)
  • 1929 Cuan McCarthy, cricketer (36 Test wkts for South Africa, 1 career no-ball)
  • 1931 Thelma Kalama, American 4 X 100m relay swimmer (Olympic gold 1948)
  • 1936 Alex Olmedo, American tennis player (Australian Nats, Wimbledon 1959), born in Arequipa, Peru
  • 1938 Larry Wilson, NFL back (Cardinals)
  • 1943 Jesus Alou, baseball outfielder (SF Giants)
  • 1943 Marika Kilius, German FR, ice skating pair (Olympic silver 1960, 64)
  • 1944 Denny McLain, American MLB pitcher (AL Cy Young Award 1968-69), born in Markham, Illinois
  • 1951 Earl Williams, American-Israeli NBA player, born in Levittown, Pennsylvania

Person of interestPat Bradley

1951 Pat Bradley, LPGA golfer (1981 US Women's Open), born in Westford, Massachusetts

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1953 Steve Lubbers, cricketer (capt of Dutch World Cup team 1996)
  • 1955 Doug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1956 Ijaz Faqih, cricketer (Pakistan off-spin all-rounder in 5 Tests 80-88)
  • 1959 Renaldo Nehemiah, American hurdler (110m at 12.93)/NFLer (SF 49ers)
  • 1961 Dean Jones, Australian former-cricketer (dashing Australian batsman & fielder 1984-92), born in Coburg, Victoria, Australia
  • 1961 James T Gallagher Jr, PGA golfer (1990 Greater Milw), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania
  • 1962 Penny Hammel, LPGA golfer (Jamie Farr Toledo-1985, 89), born in Decatur, Illinois
  • 1963 Raimond van der Gouw, Dutch soccer goalie (Vitesse, Manchester)
  • 1963 Sammy Giammatva, tennis star, born in Houston, Texas
  • 1964 Hans Schwaier, West Germany, tennis star
  • 1965 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1965 Ben Torriero, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
  • 1965 Jeff Reese, Brantford, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • 1965 Marian Vajda, Czech, tennis star
  • 1966 Penny Toler, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
  • 1967 Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel, Fla, tennis player (Virginia Slims of Ark 1987)
  • 1967 Richard Gillam, pairs skater (& Erin Moorad), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1969 Yoko Zetterlund, volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1970 Marques Bragg, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • 1970 Mike Vanderjagt, CFL kicker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • 1970 Shannon Lemora, Baton Rouge Louisiana, 1.5k runner
  • 1970 Judith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
  • 1972 Steve Karsay, American baseball player
  • 1973 Atle Larsen, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • 1973 Chip McCaw, volleyball setter (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1973 David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1973 Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • 1973 Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Olympic gold 1998)
  • 1973 Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
  • 1974 Terry Killens, linebacker (Tennessee Oilers)
  • 1975 Debbie Keller, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • 1975 Julia Bikbova, dance skater (& John Lee), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1975 Thomas Johansson, Swedish tennis player
  • 1976 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976 Aliou Cissé, Senegalese footballer
  • 1976 Athanasios Kostoulas, Greek footballer
  • 1976 Aaron Brooks, American football player

Person of interestPeyton Manning

1976 Peyton Manning, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning
NFL Quarterback
Peyton Manning
  • 1977 Darren Lockyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1979 Periklis Iakovakis, Greek athlete
  • 1979 Norris Hopper, American baseball player
  • 1979 Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • 1980 Tassos Venetis, Greek footballer
  • 1981 Ron Hainsey, American ice hockey player
  • 1982 Corey Hart, American baseball player
  • 1982 Dustin McGowan, American baseball player
  • 1983 T. J. Ford, American basketball player
  • 1984 Chris Bosh, American basketball player
  • 1986 Kohei Hirate, Japanese racing driver
  • 1986 Anthony McMahon, English footballer
  • 1987 Shakib Al Hasan, Bangladeshi cricket all-rounder (Bangaladesh 217 highest score 2017), born in Magura, Bangladesh
  • 1988 Ryan Higgins, Zimbabwean cricketer