1966 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 613

  • Jun 17 Fred Barnett, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 18 Bob Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 18 Doug Bodger, Chemainus BC, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, San Jose)
  • Jun 18 Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)
  • Jun 18 Luke Jensen, Grayling Mich, tennis star (1993 French Open doubles)
  • Jun 18 Robert Kempainen, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 18 Sandy Alomar, catcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Jun 21 David Williams, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers, NY Jets)
  • Jun 22 Camille Benjamin, tennis star, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 22 Meyrick Pringle, cricket pace bowler (South African)
  • Jun 22 Paul Randolph, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Jun 23 Barbara Jordan, US softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Jun 23 Chantal Daucourt, Swiss mountain cyclist (world-bronze-95), born in Bienne, Switzerland
  • Jun 23 Vladislav Neiman, Men's flyweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Israel
  • Jun 24 John Randle, Chicoutimi Que, golfer (1992 Canadian Tour Fall-3rd)
  • Jun 25 Dikembe Mutombo, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks, Denver Nuggets)
  • Jun 26 Bryan Webb, horse trainer
  • Jun 26 Kirk McLean, NHL goalie (Vancouver Canucks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jun 26 Paul Mokha, Erie Pa, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 27 Jeff Conine, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jun 27 Mercedes Paz, Tucum Argentina, tennis star (1990 Strasbourg)
  • Jun 27 Rob Harbison, Fallston MD, 3x40 rifle (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Jun 28 Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jun 28 Mike Bellamy, WLAF receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy), born in NYC, New York

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Jun 30 "Iron" Mike Tyson, American boxer and youngest ever heavyweight boxing champ (1986-90), born in Brooklyn, New York

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • Jun 30 Louie Aguiar, NFL punter (KC Chiefs)
  • Jul 1 Eric Ball, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 1 Larisa Savchenko, Neiland Latvia, tennis star
  • Jul 1 Patrick McEnroe, tennis star, born in Manhasset, New York
  • Jul 1 Shawn Burr, Sarnia, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), (d. 2013)
  • Jul 1 Simon Arkell, Australian pole vaulter (Olympics-17th-92, 96)
  • Jul 1 Enrico Annoni, Italian footballer
  • Jul 2 Blaise Rhodes, Berwyn Heights MD, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 2 Tim Spehr, Excelsior Springs MO, catcher (Montreal Expos)

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Jul 3 Moises Alou, MLB outfielder (Montreal Expos), born in Atlanta, Georgia,

MLB Outfielder Moises Alou
MLB Outfielder
Moises Alou
  • Jul 3 Neil O'Donnell, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jul 4 Adrian Caldwell, NBA forward/center (Indiana Pacers)
  • Jul 5 Gianfranco Zola, Italian footballer
  • Jul 7 Hector Burba, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jul 7 Jeff Shaw, Washington Ohio, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Jul 10 Alvoid Mays, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jul 10 Johnny Grunge, wrestler (d. 2006)
  • Jul 11 Butch Reid, horse trainer
  • Jul 11 Rod Strickland, NBA guard (Portland Trail Blazers, Wash Wizards)
  • Jul 12 Annabel Croft, England, tennis star
  • Jul 12 Peter Shorts, CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 13 Myong Hui Choe, North Korea, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
  • Jul 14 D J Johnson, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 15 Rickey Foggie, CFL quarterback (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 16 Bonnie Bright, Redondo Beach CA, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17th-)
  • Jul 16 Chip Lohmiller, NFL kicker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Jul 16 Jyrki Lumme, Tampere Fin, NHL defenseman (Canucks, Finland Olympic bronze 1998)
  • Jul 16 Warren Sallenback, South Surrey BC, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 17 Michael John Bradley, Largo FL, PGA golfer (1993 Kemper Open-3rd)
  • Jul 18 Dan[iel Dion] O'Brien, decathelete (Olympic gold 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Jul 19 Kate Rogerson, LPGA golfer (1990 Circle K LPGA Tucson-2nd), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 20 Beth Coats, biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Jul 20 Carlo L'Ami, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Jul 20 Mike Pero, Picton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA Winter)
  • 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 Daniel Nowak, Schwennigen GER, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)
  • Jul 22 Tim Brown, NFL wide receiver (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 23 Micheal Williams, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Jul 24 Martin Keown, English footballer
  • Jul 27 Al Charron, Rugby Union forward (Canada)
  • Jul 29 Jeff Herrod, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jul 29 Sally Gunnell, 400m hurdler, (Olympic gold 1992)
  • Jul 31 Julie Forbes, Torphins Scotland, golfer (Aberdeenshire champ 1989)
  • Aug 1 Darryl Hall, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
  • Aug 1 Ganesh Mylvaganam, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
  • Aug 1 Horacia de la Pena, Argentina, tennis star
  • Aug 1 Pat Carter, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Aug 2 Joseph Wanag, Wilson Ct, US judoka (Olympic-92)
  • Aug 2 Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], Melbourne, Florida, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year)
  • Aug 3 Eric Esch, American boxer
  • Aug 4 Kensuke Sasaki, wrestler (WCW/NJPW/Calgary, Power Warrior)
  • Aug 6 William Fred Mayfair, PGA golfer (1993 Greater Milw Open), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 7 Tony Stargell, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Chicago Bears)
  • 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, outfielder (NY Yankees), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Aug 11 Antonio Goss, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • Aug 11 Nigel Martyn, English footballer
  • 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 12 Les Ferdinand, English footballer
  • Aug 13 Glenn Donald Hamilton, New Zealand beach volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Aug 13 Shayne Corson, NHL forward (Team Canada Olympics 1998, Montreal)
  • Aug 14 Karl Petter Løken, Norwegian footballer
  • 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, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport