Birthdays in Sport on September 7

  • 1726 Francois-Andre Danican Philidor, French composer/chess champion
  • 1842 Johannes H Zukertort, German chess player
  • 1870 Thomas Curtis, American athlete (d. 1944)
  • 1877 Mike O'Neill, Irish baseball player (d. 1959)

Person of interestPaul Brown

1908 Paul Brown, NFL hall of fame coach (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Norwalk, Ohio

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • 1910 John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932)
  • 1919 Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist (d. 2004)

Person of interestLouise Suggs

1923 Louise Suggs, American golfer (US Women's Open 1949, 1952) and co-founder of LPGA, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2015)

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1926 Erich Juskowiak, German footballer (d. 1983)
  • 1931 Al McGuire, American basketball coach (Marquette)
  • 1934 Bill Giles, baseball owner (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1942 Alan Oakes, British Footballer
  • 1946 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (d. 2004)
  • 1950 Adriano Panatta, tennis star (French 1976, Italian 1976), born in Rome, Italy
  • 1951 Mark R McCumber, PGA golfer (1979 Doral-Eastern), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • 1952 Ricardo Tormo, Spanish motocyclist (d. 1998)
  • 1956 Byron Stevenson, British footballer (d. 2007)
  • 1961 Mohammad Aslam, UAE cricketer batsman (1996 World Cup), born in Karachi, Pakistan
  • 1965 Bruce Armstrong, NFL tackle (NE Patriots)
  • 1965 Danny Harris, 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • 1965 Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer
  • 1965 Andreas Thom, German footballer
  • 1965 Uta Pippig, German athlete
  • 1967 Kathaleen K Cutone, Olenoridge NJ, figure skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
  • 1968 Erik Williams, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • 1969 Darren Bragg, outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Waterbury, Connecticut
  • 1971 Briana Scurry, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1971 Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971 Wesley Leasy, NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972 Andreas Pusnik, hockey forward (Team Austria 1998)
  • 1972 Cedric Davis, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • 1972 Jason Isringhausen, Alton IL, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • 1972 Willy Tate, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs)
  • 1973 Sam Couch, American kayaker (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Newport Beach, California
  • 1974 Antonio McDyess, NBA forward (Phoenix Suns)
  • 1974 Mario Frick, Liechtensteiner footballer
  • 1975 Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer
  • 1977 Jon Macken, British Footballer
  • 1978 Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer
  • 1979 Brian Stokes, American baseball player
  • 1980 Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer
  • 1980 Javad Nekounam, Iranian footballer
  • 1980 Mark Prior, American baseball player
  • 1980 Sara Carrigan, Australian cyclist
  • 1981 Gökhan Zan, Turkish footballer
  • 1982 Andre Dirrell, American boxer
  • 1983 Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist
  • 1983 Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer
  • 1983 Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks
  • 1983 Annette Dytrt, German skater figure
  • 1984 Vera Zvonareva, Russian tennis player
  • 1985 Rafinha, Brazilian footballer
  • 1987 Aleksandra Wozniak, Canadian tennis player
  • 1988 Kevin Love, American basketball player
  • 1990 Tanja Kolbe, German ice dancer