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Year 1964 in Sports History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 187 of 187


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 17 Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999, 2000 & 2001 & his 450th HR

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Sep 20 20th America's Cup yachting: Eric Ridder skippered Constellation beats English challenger Sovereign for a 4-0 American series sweep off Newport, RI
  • Sep 26 Braves (25) & Phillies (18) set record by using 43 players in 9 inn
  • Sep 27 Despite 3 HRs by Johnny Callison, Phils are 14-8 losers to Braves
  • Sep 27 Phillies 7th straight loses sends them into 2nd place
  • Sep 28 53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)
  • Oct 2 Philadelphia's Alex Johnson-Bobby Wine-Tony Taylor-Vic Power combine for Phillies' 3rd triple play of the season (tying MLB record) in 4-3 win v Cincinnati Reds
  • Oct 3 NY Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 8-3 to clinch Bronx Bombers 5th consecutive AL pennant, and 29th in club's history

Sport awardLPGA Championship

Oct 4 LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Stardust CC; Mary Mills shoots final round 69 to win first of her 2 LPGA C'ships, 2 strokes ahead of defending champion Mickey Wright

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Oct 4 Boston Patriots' kicker Gino Cappelletti lands 6-from-6 field goals and 3-from-3 conversions in 39-10 win v Denver Broncos at Bears Stadium, Denver
  • Oct 7 NY Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 & 29th in 61 World Series

Sport awardNHL All-Star Game

Oct 10 18th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: All-Stars beat Toronto, 3-2; MVP: Jean Béliveau, Montreal, C

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau
  • Oct 10 XVIII Summer Olympic Games open in Tokyo, Japan
  • Oct 12 American Don Schollander swims an Olympic record 53.4s to beat Briton Robert McGregor by 0.1s and win the 100m freestyle gold medal in Tokyo; first of Schollander's 4 gold medals at the Games
  • Oct 13 Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser wins her third consecutive Olympic 100m freestyle gold medal at the Tokyo Games; Olympic record 59.05s
  • Oct 13 US sweeps medals in the men's 200m backstroke at the Tokyo Olympics; Jed Graef swims world record 2:10.3 to win gold ahead of teammates Gary Dilley and Bob Bennett

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oct 14 Roger Maris & Mickey Mantle hit HRs runs on back-to-back pitches

Baseball Player Roger Maris
Baseball Player
Roger Maris
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Oct 14 American swimmer Dick Roth sets world record 4:45.4 to beat teammate Roy Saari and win the men's 400m individual medley gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 14 Mary Rand of Great Britain leaps a world record 6.76m to win the women's long jump gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 14 US 4 x 100m freestyle relay team of Steve Clark, Mike Austin, Gary Ilman & Don Schollander swim world record 3:33.2 to beat Germany by 4.0s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 14 American swimmer Cathy Ferguson sets world record 1:07.7 to beat Kiki Caron of France by 0.2s and win the women's 100m backstroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 14 Little known American distance runner Billy Mills scores major upset by winning the 10,000m at the Tokyo Olympics; beats Mohammed Gammoudi of Tunisia by 0.4s; only American to ever win the event
  • Oct 15 St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series
  • Oct 15 NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series
  • Oct 15 American Al Oerter wins his third of 4 consecutive Olympic men's discus titles at the Tokyo Olympics; beats Czech Ludvík Daněk by 0.08m
  • Oct 15 American Don Schollander swims a world record 4:12.2 to win the 400m freestyle gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics; second of Schollander's 4 gold medals at the Games
  • Oct 15 American sprinter Bob Hayes equals world record 10.0s to beat Cuba's Enrique Figuerola by 0.2s and win the men's 100m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 15 Soviet rower Vyacheslav Ivanov wins his third consecutive Olympic men's single sculls gold medal at the Tokyo Games; also the reigning World and European champion
  • Oct 15 Australian swimmer Ian O'Brien sets world record 2:27.8 to beat Soviet Georgy Prokopenko by 0.4s and win men's 200m breaststroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 15 US women's 4 x 100m freestyle relay team of Sharon Stouder, Donna de Varona, Lillian Watson & Kathy Ellis swims world record 4:03.8 to beat Australia by 3.1s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 16 US men's 4 × 100m medley relay team of Thompson Mann, Bill Craig, Fred Schmidt & Steve Clark swim world record 3:58.4 to beat Germany by 3.2s and win gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 16 In an incredibly close women's 100m final at the Tokyo Olympics American sprinter Wyomia Tyus runs 11.4s to beat teammate Edith McGuire by 0.2s; Ewa Kłobukowska of Poland takes bronze with the same time as McGuire
  • Oct 16 American swimmer Sharon Strouder sets world record 1:04.7 to beat Ada Kok of the Netherlands by 0.9s and win the women's 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 17 In the first ever Olympic women's pentathlon Irina Press of the Soviet Union sets a world record 5,246 points to win the gold medal at the Tokyo Games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 17 Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Oct 17 Australian athlete Betty Cuthbert takes her 4th career Olympic gold medal as she wins the women's 400m at the Tokyo Games in Olympic record 52.0

  • Oct 17 US swimmers go 1-2-3 in the women's 400m individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics; Donna de Varona wins gold in Olympic record 5:18.7 ahead of teammates Sharon Finneran and Martha Randall
  • Oct 18 Australian swimmer Kevin Berry sets world record 2:06.6 to beat American Carl Robie by 0.9s and win the men's 200m backstroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 19 In a blanket finish in the 80m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics, Germany's Karin Balzer and Teresa Cieply of Poland both record 10.5s with Pam Kilborn of Australia 10.6; Balzer is awarded the gold medal
  • Oct 19 American sprinter Edith McGuire runs an Olympic record 23.0 to win the women's 200m gold medal in Tokyo; minor place medallists Irena Szewińska of Poland and Australian Marilyn Black both record 23.1
  • Oct 19 Tamara Press of the Soviet Union wins the women's discus with an Olympic record throw 57.27m in Tokyo; first of 2 gold medals at the Games (shot put)
  • Oct 20 Ann Packer of Great Britain runs a world record 2:01.1 to win the women's 800m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 20 Tamara Press of the Soviet Union wins her second gold medal in 2 days by taking out the women's shot put at the Tokyo Olympics; Press' second consecutive Olympic shot put title
  • Oct 21 Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta
  • Oct 21 Polish 4×100m women's relay team runs a world record 43.6 to beat the US by 0.3s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics; Teresa Ciepły, Irena Kirszenstein, Halina Górecka & Ewa Kłobukowska

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Oct 21 Abebe Bikila of Ethiopia runs a world record 2:12:11.2 to beat Briton Basil Heatley by more than 4 minutes and win the men's marathon at the Tokyo Olympics; first athlete to win Olympic marathon twice

Marathon Runner Abebe Bikila
Marathon Runner
Abebe Bikila
  • Oct 21 US 4 x 100m men's relay team of Paul Drayton, Gerry Ashworth, Richard Stebbins & Bob Hayes run world record 39.0s to beat Poland by 0.3s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 21 New Zealand athlete Peter Snell wins the 1,500m at the Tokyo Olympics; his second gold medal of the Games (800m); 3rd career gold
  • Oct 21 American men's 4×400m relay team beats Great Britain by 0.9s to set world record 3:00.7 and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics; Ollan Cassell, Mike Larrabee, Ulis Williams & Henry Carr
  • Oct 23 Japan beats the Soviet Union 3-0 to claim the inaugural Olympic women's volleyball gold medal in Tokyo; undefeated in 6-team round robin competition
  • Oct 23 Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia finish 8-1 in inaugural Olympic men's volleyball competition in Tokyo; Soviets win 10 team round robin on count back of sets won-lost
  • Oct 23 Dutch 10th dan judoka Anton Geesink wins Open gold medal in the first ever Olympic judo competition in Tokyo; prevents clean sweep of the gold medals by Japan
  • Oct 23 Czech gymnast Věra Čáslavská wins the balance beam at the Tokyo Olympics; her 3rd gold medal of the Games with individual all-round and vault victories
  • Oct 23 Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina wins the floor exercise gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics; her 2nd gold of the Games (team) and career 9th (1956, 60, 64), a gymnastics record
  • Oct 23 Japanese gymnast Yukio Endo wins the parallel bars gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics; his 3rd gold medal of the Games (individual all-round and team); 4th career gold (1960, 64)

OlympicsOlympic Gold

Oct 23 Future undisputed world heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier dominates German Hans Huber for an easy points win and the Olympic heavyweight gold medal in Tokyo

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Joe Frazier
  • Oct 23 Hungary beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 to win the men's football gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
  • Oct 24 Test cricket debut of Pakistani standouts Asif Iqbal, Majid Khan and Khalid Ibadulla in drawn 1st Test vs Australia in Karachi; Khalid "Billy" Ibadulla scores 166 on debut
  • Oct 25 Dutchman Anton Geesink is 1st non-Japanese Olympic judo gold medal winner
  • Oct 25 "The Wrong Way Run", Viking Jim Marshall runs 66 yards in wrong direction for a safety (NFL's #1 blooper)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 25 English driver John Surtees finishes 2nd behind American Dan Gurney in season ending Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez to clinch his first F1 World Drivers Championship; edges Graham Hill by 1 point

Auto Racer Graham Hill
Auto Racer
Graham Hill
  • Oct 29 Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
  • Nov 1 Houston Oilers quarterback George Blanda attempts an AFL record 68 passes (37 completions) in 24-10 loss v Buffalo Bills at War Memorial Stadium
  • Nov 1 Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson passes for 435 yards and 6 TDs in 49-39 win over Denver Broncos at Municipal Stadium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 1 Cleveland running back Jim Brown runs for 149 yards in Browns' 30-17 win at Pittsburgh to become the first NFL player to exceed 10,000 yards career rushing

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Nov 2 Columbia Broadcasting System buys 80% share in the New York Yankees Baseball Club for $11.2 million; later purchases club outright
  • Nov 3 Philadelphia voters narrowly approve $25 million to build a new multi-purpose stadium that would become Veterans Stadium, home to MLB Phillies and NFL Eagles
  • Nov 7 NL keeps Braves in Milwaukee in 1965, may move to Atlanta in 1966
  • Nov 10 Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
  • Nov 13 Bob Petit (St Louis Hawks) becomes 1st NBAer to score 20,000 points

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Nov 14 Detroit Red Wings Gordie Howe sets NHL record 627th career goal

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe
  • Nov 15 Ajax soccer star Johan Cruijff debuts against GVAV

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, lowest golf score for a woman pro at the Tall City Open, Midland, Texas

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Nov 18 Baltimore Orioles third baseman Brooks Robinson wins American League MVP
  • Nov 24 30th Heisman Trophy Award: John Huarte, Notre Dame (QB)
  • Nov 24 Cards' 3rd baseman Ken Boyer is voted NL MVP
  • Nov 26 29th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 21-14 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: BC Lions defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 34-24; BC's Bill Munsey scores 2 touchdowns in the 3rd quarter, one on offence and another on defence
  • Nov 28 1965 NFL Draft: Tucker Frederickson from Auburn University first pick by New York Giants
  • Dec 1 After just 3 seasons in MLB the Houston Colt .45s change name of the team to Astros; owners say move signals a step into the future for the franchise and the city of Houston
  • Dec 4 Baseball approves a free-agent draft
  • Dec 4 Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
  • Dec 4 Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31
  • Dec 12 Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes
  • Dec 22 Ballon d'Or: Manchester United striker Denis Law wins award for best European football player; beats Inter midfielder Luis Suárez and Real Madrid winger Amancio Amaro; first Scotsman to win the award
  • Dec 26 AFL Championship, War Memorial Stadium, Buffalo: Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 20-7; defending champions can't overcome 1st quarter injury to star RB Keith Lincoln
  • Dec 27 National Football League Championship, Cleveland Stadium: Cleveland Browns shutout Baltimore Colts, 27-0; last championship win by a major-league pro sports team from Cleveland until 2016 NBA Cavaliers

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 446

  • Mar 25 Alex Solls, American jockey, born in Panama City, Panama
  • Mar 25 Ken Wregget, Brandon, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins)
  • Mar 26 Ab Plugboer, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht) and manager, born in Edam, Netherlands
  • Mar 26 Ulf Samuelsson, Swedish American NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Rangers), born in Fagersta, Sweden
  • Mar 26 Martin Donnelly, Irish racecar driver, born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Mar 30 Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • Mar 30 Dave Ellett, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Mar 30 Vlado Bozinovski, Australian former footballer
  • Mar 31 Dave Wyman, American NFL linebacker, broadcaster (Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos), born in San Diego, CA
  • Mar 31 David Diaz-Infante, American NFL guard, coach, broadcaster (2-time Super Bowl winner, Denver Broncos, born in San Jose, CA
  • Apr 1 John Morris, British cricketer (England right-hand batsman v India 1990), born in Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • Apr 1 Kevin Duckworth, American basketball center (NBA All Star 1989, 91; Portland Trail Blazers), born in Harvey, Illinois (d. 2008)
  • Apr 1 Scott Stevens, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman (13 x NHL All Star; Stanley Cup 1995, 2000, 03; Con Smythe Trophy 2000; NJ Devils), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Apr 1 Erik Breukink, Dutch road cyclist (Tour de France 1990 3rd) and manager (Rabobank), born in Rheden, Netherlands
  • Apr 3 Ajay Sharma, Indian cricketer (Indian spin all-rounder played one Test 1988), born in Delhi, India
  • Apr 3 Bjarne Riis, Danish cyclist, born in Herning, Denmark
  • Apr 4 Paul Parker, English soccer player, born in West Ham, Essex
  • Apr 4 Branco [Cláudio Ibrahim Vaz Leal], Brazilian footballer and coach, born in Bagé, Brazil
  • Apr 5 Robert "Bob" Kaehler, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 5th 1992, 96)
  • Apr 7 Joe Durant, American golfer (4 PGA Tour titles), born in Pensacola, Florida
  • Apr 8 Valinda Hilleary, American WPVA volleyballer (US Open-9th-1993), born in Littleton, Colorado
  • Apr 8 Lisa Guerrero, American sports broadcaster, journalist and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Apr 8 John McGinlay, Scottish footballer (Bolton Wanderers), born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Apr 9 Charles Jenkins Jr., American athlete (Olympic gold 4x400m relay 1992), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 9 Rob Awalt, American football player, born in Landstuhl, Germany
  • Apr 10 Manon Bollegraf, Dutch tennis star (semi 1996 Aust doubles), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • Apr 11 Bret Saberhagen, American baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Apr 12 Mike Macfarlane, American baseball catcher (KC Royals), born in Stockton, California
  • Apr 13 Davis Love III, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1997; 21 PGA Tour titles), born in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Apr 13 Doug Strange, American baseball infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Greenville, South Carolina
  • Apr 13 José Rijo, Dominican baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • Apr 14 Allen James, 50K walker (Olympics 24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • Apr 14 Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Apr 14 Jim Grabb, American professional tennis player, 1986-97 (Grand Slam wins: French Open Doubles, 1989; US Open Doubles, 1992), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • Apr 15 Nadeem Abbasi, Pakistani cricketer (three Tests for Pakistan v India 1989), born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Apr 17 Ken Daneyko, Canadian-American NHL defenseman (NJ Devils), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 19 Harris Barton, American NFL tackle (SF 49ers), born in Sandy Springs, Georgia
  • Apr 19 Scott Kamienicki, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • Apr 20 John Carney, American football placekicker (San Diego Chargers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Apr 20 Paul Nobes, Australian cricketer (prolific opening batsman for Victoria & SA), born in Heidelberg West, Victoria, Australia
  • Apr 21 Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
  • Apr 25 Jackie Campbell, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-5th-1993), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 25 Jamie Siddons, Australian cricketer (Victorian & SA batsman ODI for Aust 1988), born in Robinvale, Victoria, Australia
  • Apr 27 Paul Osbaldiston, CFL kicker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Oldham, England
  • Apr 28 Barry Larkin, infielder (Cincinnati Reds), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 28 Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympic 4th 1988, 96)
  • Apr 30 Ian Healy, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (119 Tests, 366 catches, 29 stumpings), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Apr 30 Jeff Reboulet, infielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • May 1 Yvonne van Gennip, Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 1,500m, 3,000m, 5,000m 1988), born in Haarlem, Netherlands

Person of interestRon Hextall

May 3 Ron Hextall, Canadian NHL goalie (Philadelphia Flyers, 1986-92, 94-99; NY Islanders), Vezina & Conn Smyth winner (1987), scored 2 goals, born in Brandon, Manitoba

NHL Goalie Ron Hextall
NHL Goalie
Ron Hextall
  • May 4 Goran Prpić, Croatian tennis star, born in Zagreb, Croatia
  • May 5 Heike Henkel, German world record indoor high jumper (Olympic gold 1992), born in Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein
  • May 6 Kim Oden, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • May 6 Mike McGruder, American NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • May 7 Leslie O'Neal, NFL defensive end and 6x Pro-Bowl selection (San Diego Chargers, St Louis Rams), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • May 7 Ronnie Harmon, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Oilers), born in Queens, New York

Person of interestMiloslav Mecir

May 9 Miloslav Mecir, Czech tennis player (Olympic gold 1988), born in Bojnice, Czechoslovakia

Tennis Player and Gold Medalist Miloslav Mecir
Tennis Player and Gold Medalist
Miloslav Mecir
  • May 11 Bobby Witt, pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Arlington, Virginia
  • May 11 Floyd Youmans, baseball pitcher (Expos)
  • May 11 Jeff Sellers, baseball pitcher (Red Sox)
  • May 11 John Parrott, snooker player
  • May 12 Joy Ellen Kitzmiller, US badminton player (Olympic-92), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 12 José Casanova, Peruvian soccer midfielder (10 caps; Alianza Lima), born in Lima, Peru (d. 1987)
  • May 13 Sara Gomer, England, tennis star
  • May 14 Suzy Kolber, American sportscaster
  • May 15 Pierre Trentin, French 1K time trials (Olympic gold 1968)
  • May 16 John Salley, NBA star (Detroit Pistons)
  • May 17 Menno Oosting, Dutch tennis player (d. 1999)
  • May 18 Will Wolford, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • May 20 Jeff Schwarz, American baseball pitcher (California Angels, Chicago White Sox)
  • May 21 Tommy Albelin, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • May 21 Danny Bailey, English footballer
  • May 23 Kenny Gattison, NBA forward (Orlando Magic)
  • May 24 Adrian Moorhouse, British 100m breaststroker (Olympic gold 1988), born in Bradford, England
  • May 24 Elizabeth McColgan, British running star (world record 5 km indoor), born in Dundee, Scotland
  • May 24 Pat Verbeek, Canadian NHL forward, 1982-2002 (New Jersey Devils, Hartford Whalers, and 3 other teams; Team Canada), and executive (Detroit Red Wings) born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • May 25 David Shaw, Canadian NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
  • May 26 Kevin Kennedy, baseball manager (Texas Rangers)
  • May 28 Armon Gilliam, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks, NJ Nets)
  • May 28 Beth Herr, tennis star, born in Middletown, Ohio
  • May 28 Jeff Fenech, Australian boxer
  • May 30 Nhi Lan Le, Vietnam, US fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)
  • May 30 Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver
  • Jun 3 Nelson Liriano, infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Jun 4 Steve Searcy, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jun 5 Laura Charameda, Marshall Mich, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 7 Caroline Anne Hare, 5k/10k (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Jun 7 Graeme Labrooy, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (9 Tests, 27 wickets; 44 ODIs; chairman of selectors; international match referee), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Jun 8 Butch [Harry Lee] Reynolds Jr, 4X400m runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • Jun 8 Nelli [Antoinette HC] Fiere-Cooman, Neth, runner (WR 60 m in 7.00)
  • Jun 9 Wayman Tisdale, NBA center/forward (Phoenix Suns)
  • Jun 11 Kim Gallagher, 800m runner (Olympic silver 1984), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 11 Jean Alesi, French Formula One driver, born in Avignon, Vaucluse, France
  • Jun 12 Peter Such, English cricketer (England off-spinner 1993-), born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Jun 12 Derek Higgins, Irish racing driver, born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Jun 13 Jennifer Gillom, American WNBA center and forward (Phoenix Mercury/Olympic gold 1988), born in Abbeville, Mississippi
  • Jun 13 Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Lithuanian NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
  • Jun 14 Jamie Dukes, American NFL center (Arizona Cardinals), born in Schenectady, New York
  • Jun 15 Michael Laudrup, Danish footballer
  • Jun 17 Michael Gross, German swimmer (3 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Frankfurt, Germany

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