On This Day

May 17, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danny Manning, American basketball forward (NBA All-Star 1993, 94; NBA Sixth Man of the Year 1998; Phoenix Suns), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Mark Kratzmann, Australia, tennis star
  • Mark Schmocker, US team handball goalie (Olympics 1996)