1956 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 220 of 220

  • Nov 18 Noel Brotherston, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1995)
  • Nov 20 Mark Gastineau, NFL end (NY Jets, Pro Bowl 1981-85)
  • Nov 23 Bruce Edgar, cricketer (NZ opener through the 80')
  • Nov 23 Shane Gould, Brisbane Queensland, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1972)
  • Nov 25 Liana Vicens, Puerto Rico, 100m breaststroke (Olympics 1968)
  • Nov 26 Dale Jarrett, American race car driver
  • Nov 29 Eric Laakso, American football player
  • Dec 4 Bernard King, basketball player (NY Knicks, NJ Nets)
  • Dec 4 Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgaria, 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympic silver 1976)
  • Dec 5 Klaus Allofs, German footballer

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Dec 7 Larry Bird, American NBA star (Boston Celtics, 12-time NBA All Star), born in West Baden, Indiana

NBA Legend Larry Bird
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Larry Bird
  • Dec 12 Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist
  • Dec 13 Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)
  • Dec 13 Phillip Gregory Hubbard, basketball (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Dec 14 Hanni Wenzel, Liechtenstein, Slalom (Olympic-2 gold-1980)
  • Dec 19 Tom Lawless, American baseball player
  • Dec 21 Kevin Burnham, Hollis NY, 470 sailor (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • Dec 23 Michele Alboretto, formula-1 racer (Ferrari)
  • Dec 25 Mansoor Akhtar, cricketer (Pakistani batsman early 80's)
  • Dec 27 Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport