1943 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 138 of 138

  • Sep 4 Giuseppi Gentile, Italian triple jumper (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • Sep 16 Dennis W Conner, yachting pro (4-time America's Cup-winning skipper)
  • Sep 19 Christi Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Sep 19 Joe Morgan, Bonham, Texas, American MLB 2nd baseman (Reds)/commentator (ESPN)
  • Sep 20 Tommy Nobis, American football linebacker (Atlanta Falcons), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 2017)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 23 Marty Schottenheimer, American football coach (Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers), born in McDonald, Pennsylvania

  • Sep 26 Ian Chappell, Australian cricket player (batsman 1964-80)
  • Sep 26 Tim Schenken, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • Oct 1 Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)
  • Oct 4 Bonnie Bryant, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 7 José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player
  • Oct 11 Keith Boyce, St Peter, Barbados, cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's)
  • Oct 14 Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
  • Oct 19 Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper (WI early 70's)
  • Oct 19 Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Oct 22 Allen James Coage, American HW judo (Olympic bronze 1976), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Clark Graebner, American tennis player
  • Nov 8 Martin Peters, British soccer player
  • Nov 9 John Shepherd, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1969-71, later in South Africa), born in Belleplaine, Barbados
  • Nov 10 George Sauer, Jr., AFL player (New York Jets), born in Sheboygan, Wisconsin (d. 2013)
  • Nov 12 Bjorn Waldegard, Swedish rally driver, born in Ro, Sweden (d. 2014)
  • Nov 13 Robert Jay Sigel, American PGA golfer (1994 GTE West Classic), born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 13 Roberto Boninsegna, Italian footballer, born in Mantua, Italy
  • Nov 19 Sharon Wilder, LPGA golfer
  • Nov 21 Jacques Laffite, French former racing driver

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Billie Jean King, American tennis pro (Wimbledon 1968, 72, 73, 75), born in Long Beach, California

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Nov 22 Mushtaq Mohammad, cricketer (Pakistan leg-spin all-rounder 1959-79)
  • Nov 22 Yvan Cournoyer, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 24 Barry Milburn, cricketer (NZ wicket-keeper in three Tests 1969)
  • Nov 26 Jan Stenerud, Norwegian NFL place kicker (Kansas City Chiefs)
  • Dec 1 Orton Enderlein, German FR, luge (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Dec 13 Ferguson Jenkins, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • Dec 15 Mihaly Hesz, Hungarian 1K kayaker (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Dec 19 Walt "No-Neck" Williams, professional baseball player (White Sox), born in Brownwood, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Dec 21 Walter Spanghero, French rugby player
  • Dec 25 Hedley Howarth, cricketer (brother of Geoff, NZ lefty spinner 1969-77)
  • Dec 25 Wilson Fittipaldi Júnior, Brazilian racing driver

Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport