On This Day

Year 1965 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 466

  • Aug 16 Xavier Hernandez, Port Arthur TX, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Aug 17 Dottie Mochrie Pepper, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 1992, 99), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Aug 17 Fred Grim, Dutch soccer player (Cambuur L, Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Aug 19 James Tomkins, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Jim Bullinger, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 24 Reggie Miller, American NBA guard (Ind Pacers, Olympic gold 1996), born in Riverside, California
  • Aug 25 Cornelius Bennett, American NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Aug 25 Kathy Horvath, American tennis player (World #10 1984, 6 WTA titles), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 25 Nate Odomes, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Aug 25 Sanjeev Sharma, cricketer (Indian pace bowler 1988-89)
  • Aug 26 Bobby Duncum, Jr., wrestler (d. 2000)
  • Aug 27 Michael Perry, NFL defensive tackle (Denver Broncos)
  • Aug 27 Wayne James, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test wicketkeeper v Pakistan 1993)
  • Aug 29 Will Perdue, American NBA center (San Antonio Spurs), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • Aug 31 Willie Watson, cricket pace bowler (NZ)
  • Sep 1 Aldo Swager, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Sep 1 Hardy Nickerson, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Sep 2 Doug Linton, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Santa Ana, California

Person of interestLennox Lewis

Sep 2 Lennox Lewis, British/Canadian boxer (Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1988, undisputed world heavyweight champion 1999), born in London, England

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Lennox Lewis
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Lennox Lewis
  • Sep 5 Tony Martin, American NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 5 David Brabham, Australian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 2009), born in London, England
  • Sep 7 Bruce Armstrong, American NFL offensive tackle (NE Patriots), born in Miami, Florida
  • Sep 7 Danny Harris, American 400m hurdler (Olympic silver 1984), born in Torrance, California
  • Sep 7 Darko Pančev, Macedonian footballer (won European Golden Boot Award 1991), born in Skopje, Macedonia, Yugoslavia
  • Sep 7 Andreas Thom, German footballer (Dynamo Berlin), born in Rüdersdorf, East Germany
  • Sep 7 Uta Pippig, German long distance runner, born in Leipzig, Germany
  • Sep 8 Barbra Fontana Harris, American volleyball player (Olympic 4th 1996), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Sep 9 Dan Majerle, American NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Traverse City, Michigan
  • Sep 9 Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • Sep 9 Todd Zeile, American baseball infielder (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Van Nuys, Los Angeles,
  • Sep 10 Brian Washington, American NFL safety (KC Chiefs), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 11 Tony Woods, American NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 12 Silke Hörner, German breaststroke swimmer (2 Olympic gold 1988), born in Leipzig, Germany
  • Sep 12 Vernon Maxwell, American NBA guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 12 Joe Schmidt, New Zealand rugby union coach (Leinster; Ireland: 6 Nations C'ship 2014, 15, 18; Grand Slam 2018; Triple Crown 2018), born in Kawakawa, New Zealand
  • Sep 14 Troy Neel, American baseball player, born in Freeport, Texas
  • Sep 19 Katrina McClain, American basketball forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Sep 21 Richard Brown, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 22 Mark Guthrie, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 23 Mark Woodforde, Australian tennis player (12 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 5 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (Fox Sports, ESPN), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Sep 25 Scottie Pippen, American Basketball Hall of Fame forward (6-time NBA champion, 2 Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Hamburg, Arkansas
  • Sep 27 Steve Kerr, American basketball guard, head coach (5 NBA titles as player Chicago Bulls, SA Spurs - 3 as coach GS Warriors), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sep 29 Trent Yawney, Hudson Bay, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Oct 1 Cliff Ronning, Canadian NHL center (1,137 NHL games; Vancouver Canucks, Nashville Predators), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 2 Darren Cahill, Australian tennis player and coach (Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Murray, Simona Halep), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Oct 2 Tom Moody, Australian cricket all-rounder, coach and broadcaster (8 Tests @ 32.57, 76 ODIs; coach Sri Lanka, WA, IPL), born in Adelaide South Australia
  • Oct 4 Orlin Norrris, American boxer (WBA cruiserweight champion 1993-95), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Oct 4 Micky Ward, American boxer (WBU light welterweight champion 2000; famous Arturo Gatti fight trilogy), born in Lowell, Massachusetts
  • Oct 5 John Keller Jr, team handball back court (Olympics 1996), born in Toledo, Ohio

Person of interestMario Lemieux

Oct 5 Mario Lemieux, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center, team owner (3-time NHL MVP, Pittsburgh Penguins owner), born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend and Owner Mario Lemieux
NHL Legend and Owner
Mario Lemieux

Person of interestPatrick Roy

Oct 5 Patrick Roy, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame goalie (4-time Stanley Cup, 3-time Vezina Trophy winner), born in Québec City, Québec

NHL Goalie and Coach Patrick Roy
NHL Goalie and Coach
Patrick Roy
  • Oct 5 Richey Reneberg, American tennis player (1995 Australian doubles), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 5 Theo Bos, Dutch soccer player: Vitesse
  • Oct 5 Trace Armstrong, NFL defensive end (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 6 Cynthia Meyer, NY, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 6 Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
  • Oct 7 Juul Ellerman, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Twente), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • Oct 8 Martin Mayhew, American NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Daytona Beach, California
  • Oct 8 Matt Biondi, American swimmer (8 Olympic gold-84, 88, 92), born in Moraga, California
  • Oct 8 Ross Flemer, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Oct 10 Brett Perriman, American NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 11 Julianne McNamara, American gymnast (Olympic gold, uneven bars 1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • Oct 11 Chris Spielman, American NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions, Buffalo Bills), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Oct 12 Chris Chandler, American NFL quarterback (Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons), born in Everett, Washington
  • Oct 12 J. J. Daigneault, Canadian NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 12 Todd Krygier, American NHL left wing (Anaheim, Washington), born in Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Oct 13 Johan Museeuw, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Varsenare, Belgium
  • Oct 15 Daniel Held, American 10k runner, born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Oct 16 German Titov, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 16 Tom Tolbert, American sports broadcaster (KNBR SF-'The Razor & Mr. T'; NBC, ESPN, ABC) and basketball forward (GS Warriors, Orlando Magic, LA Clippers), born in Long Beach, California
  • Oct 17 Pinnaduwage Aravinda De Silva, cricket (Sri Lanka's greatest batsman)
  • Oct 19 Brad Daugherty, NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Oct 20 Chad Hennings, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Oct 20 Mikhail Shtalenkov, NHL goalie (Team Russia, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 21 Chris Duplanty, water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Palo Alto, California
  • Oct 21 Ion Andoni Goikoetxea, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 22 Marvin Washington, NFL defensive end (NY Jets, SF 49ers)
  • Oct 22 Otis Smith, NFL cornerback (NY Jets)
  • Oct 23 Al Leiter, Toms River NJ, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Mets)
  • Oct 24 Donald Frank, American NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings), born in Edgecombe County, North Carolina
  • Oct 24 Vernice Smith, American NFL guard (Phoenix Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Washington Redskins, St Louis Rams), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Oct 25 Steve Decker, American baseball catcher (SF Giants), born in Rock Island, Illinois
  • Oct 25 Warren Ayres, Australian cricketer (Victorian right-handed batsman since 1987-88), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 26 Gil Heredia, American MLB pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Nogales, Arizona
  • Oct 26 Ken Rutherford, New Zealand cricketer (NZ Test batsman & latterly capt), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Oct 26 Kim Cooper, Australian softball 3rd baseman and shortstop (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Parramatta, Australia
  • Oct 26 Mark McLoughlin, CFL kicker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Oct 26 Wayne Martin, American NFL defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Forrest City, Arkansas
  • Oct 27 Krista Blomquist, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-7th-1995), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Oct 28 Eric Floyd, NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Oct 28 Mark Carrier, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 30 Kevin Edwards, American NBA guard (NJ Nets), born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio
  • Oct 31 Blue Edwards, NBA guard (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Oct 31 Ruud Hesp, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • Nov 4 Erik Norgard, American NFL center and guard (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Bellevue, Washington
  • Nov 6 Brian Givens, American baseball pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Lompoc, California
  • Nov 7 Sigrun Wodars, German middle distance athlete (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Nov 8 Jeff Blauser, American infielder (Atlanta Braves), born in Los Gatos, California
  • Nov 8 Mike Peluso, American NHL left wing (NJ Devils), born in Pengilly, Minnesota
  • Nov 9 Todd Gill, Canadian NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Brockville, Canada

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