On This Day

Year 1962 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 351 of 351

  • Nov 1 Sharron Davies, British swimmer and broadcaster (Olympic silver 400m medley 1980; BBC), born in Plymouth, Devon
  • Nov 3 Kym Hampton, American basketball center (WNBA All Star 1999; NY Liberty), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Nov 5 Abédi Pelé, Ghanaian footballer (captain of Ghana National Team), born in Kibi, Eastern Region, Ghana
  • Nov 7 Wayne N. Phillips, Australian opener cricketer (Test for Aust v Ind 1992), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Nov 8 Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 10 Cathy Boswell, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1984), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Nov 12 Jeff Reed, Joliet IL, catcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Nov 12 Wim Kieft, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Gir de Bordeaux/PSV)
  • Nov 13 Blair Rasmussen, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Nov 14 Morgan Reeser, 470 sailor (Olymp-8th-1992, 96), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Nov 18 Jamie Moyer, Sellersville PA, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
  • Nov 19 Salim Jaffer, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler in 14 Tests 1986-91)
  • Nov 19 Dodie Boy Peñalosa, Philippine boxer
  • Nov 21 Sabine Busch, German athlete
  • Nov 22 Steve DeOssie, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Nov 23 Andrea Blackwell, basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Nov 25 Gilbert Delorme, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Nov 26 Chuck Finley, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Monroe, Louisiana
  • Nov 26 Mike Johnson, American NFL inside linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Southport, North Carolina
  • Nov 28 Karen Marsden, field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Nov 29 Sadanand Viswanath, Indian cricket wicket-keeper (v Sri Lanka 1985-86)
  • Nov 30 Bo Jackson, American College Football Hallf of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1985, Auburn; Pro Bowl 1990, LA Raiders) and baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1989, KC Royals), born in Bessemer, Alabama
  • Dec 1 Pamela McGee, American basketball center (Olympic gold 1984; 1997 WNBA Draft, 2nd overall pick, Sacramento Monarchs), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Dec 1 Sylvie Daigle, Canadian speed skater (Olympic gold 3k relay 1992; World C'ship gold overall x 5), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec
  • Dec 4 Gary Freeman MNZM, New Zealand rugby league halfback, captain and coach (45 Tests; coach 3 games; Dally M Medal 1992), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Dec 8 Berry van Aerle, Dutch soccer star (PSV)

Person of interestSteve Elkington

Dec 8 Steve Elkington, Australian golfer (PGA Championship 1995; 10 PGA Tour titles), born in Inverell, New South Wales

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington
  • Dec 10 John de Wolf, Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord), born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • Dec 11 Ejo Elburg, Dutch soccer player (Pax, NEC)
  • Dec 11 Kim Linehan, American swimmer (1979 1500m World record), born in Bronxville, New York
  • Dec 12 Nadeem Ghauri, Pakistani cricketer (bowled in Test for Pak v Australia 1990), born in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Dec 12 Ray Brown, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, SF 49ers), born in Marion, Arkansas
  • Dec 12 Tracy Austin, American tennis player (US Open 1979, 81), born in Palos Verdes Peninsula, California
  • Dec 13 Kendra Slawinski, English netball player
  • Dec 14 Bharat Arun, Indian cricketer (Indian pace bowler late-80's), born in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Dec 14 Chris Dahlquist, American NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators), born in Fridley, Minnesota
  • Dec 16 William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive lineman (Chicago Bears), born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • Dec 17 Rocco Mediate, American golfer (Senior PGA C'ship 2016; 6 PGA Tour titles), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 17 Paul Dobson, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Charith Senanayake, cricketer (played for Sri Lanka v NZ 1991)
  • Dec 20 Thomas Newberry, NFL guard (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Onalaska, Wisconsin
  • Dec 23 Jerry Reynolds, NBA guard/forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in French Lick, Indiana
  • Dec 23 Bertrand Gachot, French racing driver, born in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
  • Dec 25 Mary Ellen Clark, American diver (Olympics 2 bronze-92, 96), born in Abington, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 27 Sherri Steinhauer, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1992, British Open 2006), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Timothy Hacker, 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Dec 27 Mark Few, American basketball coach
  • Dec 27 Bill Self, American basketball coach
  • Dec 28 Keith Lee, American basketball player (Memphis State), born in West Memphis, Arkansas
  • Dec 29 Devon White, Jamaican-born American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Dec 31 Tyrone Corbin, American NBA forward (Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks), born in Columbia, South Carolina

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport