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Year 1966 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 523

  • Jul 16 Warren Sallenback, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in South Surrey, British Columbia
  • Jul 17 Michael Bradley, American golfer (4 PGA Tour wins), born in Largo, Florida
  • Jul 18 Dan[iel Dion] O'Brien, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 19 David Segui, infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jul 20 Beth Coats, biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jul 20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Jul 20 Tracey Mcfarlane, US breaststroke swimmer (US record 100m)
  • Jul 21 Larisa Neiland, Lvov Ukraine, tennis star (1996 Essen winner)
  • Jul 22 Anna Wood, Roeumond Neth, Dutch/Australian canoeist (Olympics 1988, 96)
  • Jul 22 Tim Brown, American Pro and College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (Heisman Trophy 1987, Notre Dame; 9 x Pro Bowl, LA/Oakland Raiders), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 23 Micheal Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA record consecutive free throws during regular season [97] 1993), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 24 Martin Keown, English soccer defender (43 caps; Arsenal, Aston Villa), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Jul 27 Al Charron, Canadian rugby union forward, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 29 Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jul 29 Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Aug 1 Darryl Hall, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Oscoda, Michigan
  • Aug 1 Horacio de la Peña, Argentinian tennis star and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 2 Joseph Wanag, American judoka (Olympic-92), born in Wilton, Connecticut
  • Aug 2 Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year), born in Melbourne, Florida
  • Aug 3 Eric Esch, American boxer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 6 Billy Mayfair, American golfer (Tour Championship 1995), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 7 Tony Stargell, American NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Chicago Bears), born in LaGrange, Georgia
  • Aug 8 Chris Eubank, English boxer
  • Aug 8 John Hudek, American baseball player
  • Aug 9 Vinny Del Negro, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 10 Gerald Williams, American baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 11 Antonio Goss, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • Aug 11 Nigel Martyn, English soccer goalkeeper (23 caps; Crystal Palace, Leeds, Everton), born in St Austell, Cornwall
  • Aug 12 Bruce Covernton, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 12 Dean Hartgraves, Bakersfield CA, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Aug 12 Gordy Morgan, 163 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 12 Greg Manusky, NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Aug 13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Aug 13 Shayne Corson, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada Olympics 1998, Montreal), born in Midland, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 13 Miguel Miranda, Peruvian soccer goalkeeper (47 caps; Sporting Cristal) and coach (Alianza Atlético), born in Lima, Peru (d. 2021)
  • Aug 14 Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer, born in Karlskoga, Sweden
  • Aug 15 Fred Strickland, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 15 Leo Goeas, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 16 Ed Olczyk, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 16 Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England
  • Aug 16 Terry Shumpert, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Paducah, Kentucky
  • Aug 17 Cedric Figaro, American football linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Aug 17 Zefross Moss, American NFL tackle (Detroit Lions, NE Patriots), born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Aug 17 Rodney Mullen, American professional skateboarder, born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Aug 17 Don Sweeney, Canadian ice hockey player, born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick
  • Aug 18 Steve Avery, American football running back (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Aug 20 Greg Jackson, American NFL strong safety (Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers), born in Hialeah, Florida
  • Aug 20 Steven Finn, Canadian NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Laval, Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 21 John Wetteland, American pitcher (NY Yanks, Rangers, Expos), born in San Mateo, California
  • Aug 22 Rob Witschge, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam
  • Aug 23 Rhonda Cator, Australian badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 23 Rik Smits, NBA center (Indiana Pacers), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Aug 24 Jon Sieben, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1984), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Aug 25 Albert Belle, American baseball outfielder (Cleveland Indians; 5-time MLB All-Star), born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • Aug 26 Jacques Brinkman, Dutch field hockey player
  • Aug 27 Deena Wigger, US shooter (Olympic-92), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Aug 28 Teresa Zarzeczny Bell, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 30 John Terry, Canadian CFL tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Greenwood, North Carolina
  • Aug 31 Jeff Frye, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Oakland, California
  • Sep 1 Tim Hardaway, NBA guard (Miami Heat)
  • Sep 2 Olivier Panis, French race car driver
  • Sep 3 Bennie Blades, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions; Pro Bowl 1991), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Sep 4 Jearl A. Miles, American 400m/long jumper (Olympic gold 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Sep 5 Simone Jacobs, British 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Reading, Berkshire, England
  • Sep 5 Milinko Pantić, Serbian footballer, born in Loznica, Serbia
  • Sep 6 Joan Guetschow, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Sep 8 Mike Dyer, American MLB pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Upland, California
  • Sep 8 Raymond Atteveld, Dutch soccer player (Waregem, Roda JC), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Sep 9 Alison Sydor, Canadian cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Sep 9 Kevin Hatcher, American NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 9 Georg Hackl, German luger, born in West Germany
  • Sep 10 Joe Nieuwendyk, NHL forward (Dallas Stars, Team Canada 1998)
  • Sep 10 Kimble Anders, NFL fullback (KC Chiefs)
  • Sep 10 Ted Popson, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Sep 11 Richard Harvey, American NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • Sep 13 Igor Kravchuk, Russian NHL defenseman (Team Russia, St Louis), born in Ufa, Russia
  • Sep 15 Sherman Douglas, NBA guard (NJ Nets)
  • Sep 16 Kevin Curtis Young, American 400m hurdler, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 17 Fred Childress, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Sep 18 Isabelle Demongeot, French tennis star, born in Gassin, France
  • Sep 19 Michael Campbell, CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in North York, Ontario
  • Sep 22 Mike Richter, Abington PA, NHL goalie (NY Rangers, Team USA 1998)
  • Sep 22 Stefan Rehn, Swedish footballer
  • Sep 23 Doug Widell, NFL guard (Detroit Lions)
  • Sep 23 Pete Harnisch, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Commack, New York
  • Sep 24 Atul Bedade, Indian cricketer (ODI batsman), born in Bombay, India
  • Sep 24 Bernard Gilkey, American MLB outfielder (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 24 Kevin Koslofski, American MLB outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers), bon in Decatur, Illinois
  • Sep 25 Elizabeth "Liz" Tchou, American field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Medford, New Jersey
  • Sep 25 Todd Philcox, American NFL quarterback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Norwalk, Connecticut
  • Sep 26 Craig Heyward, American NFL fullback (Pro Bowl 1995; New Orleans Saints), born in Passaic, New Jersey (d. 2006)
  • Sep 26 Francisco Andreu, American road cyclist (Olympic 4th 1988, 96), born in Dearborn, Michigan,
  • Sep 28 Scott Adams, NFL offensive linesman (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 29 Hersey Hawkins, NBA guard (Seattle Supersonics, Olympic bronze 1988)
  • Sep 29 Ken Norton Jr, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, SF 49ers)
  • Sep 29 Rudy Poeschek, Kamloops, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Oct 1 George Weah, Liberian soccer striker and politician (President Liberia; 53 caps; AC Milan, Monaco), born in Monrovia, Liberia
  • Oct 1 Cuco Ziganda, Spanish soccer striker and manager (2 caps; Athletic Bilbao 255 games), born in Larraintzar, Spain
  • Oct 3 Darrin Fletcher, American baseball catcher and broadcaster (Montreal Expos, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Elmhurst, Illinois
  • Oct 4 John van den Brom, Dutch soccer midfielder and manager (2 caps; SBV Vitesse, Anderlecht), Amersfoort, Netherlands

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