1956 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 216 of 216

  • 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, American basketball player (NY Knicks, NJ Nets), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Dec 4 Blagoi Blagoyev, Bulgarian 82.5 kg weightlifer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria
  • Dec 5 Klaus Allofs, German footballer (1. FC K├Âln), born in D├╝sseldorf, West Germany

Person of interestLarry Bird

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

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Dec 12 Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist (won Young Rider Classification of Tour de France 1980), born in Rijbergen, Netherlands
  • Dec 13 Dale Berra, American baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Dec 13 Phil Hubbard, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1976), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Dec 14 Hanni Wenzel, German alpine ski racer (Olympic-2 gold-1980), born in Straubing, Bavaria, West Germany
  • Dec 19 Tom Lawless, American baseball player
  • Dec 21 Kevin Burnham, American 470 sailor (Olympic 8th 1992, 96), born in Hollis, New York City
  • Dec 23 Michele Alboretto, Italian racing driver (Ferrari), born in Milan, Italy
  • 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