On This Day

Year 1966 in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 523 of 523

  • Dec 17 Hans Visser, Dutch soccer player (MVV, FC Utrecht)
  • Dec 17 Valeri Liukin, Soviet gymnast
  • Dec 18 Aaron Jones, NFL defensive end (NE Patriots)
  • Dec 18 Patricia Neder, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1992 & 1996), born in Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Dec 18 Terry Phelps, American tennis player, born in Larchmont, New York
  • Dec 19 Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba, Italian skier (Olympic gold 1988, 92)
  • Dec 19 Courtney Griffin, CFL defensive back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Dec 19 Eric Weinrich, Roanoke, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Dec 19 Monique Oliver, Malibu Ca, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-4th-1994)
  • Dec 19 Rajesh Chauhan, cricket spin bowler (21 Tests; 47 wickets; 35 ODIs), born in Ranchi, India
  • Dec 19 Roberto Beam, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • Dec 20 Tim Hauck, NFL safety and coach (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Butte, Montana
  • Dec 20 Matt Neal, British motor racing driver, born in Stourbridge, United Kingdom
  • Dec 22 Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet/Russian gymnast, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Dec 23 Hans van Arum, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse, Willem II), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands
  • Dec 25 Craig Veasey, NFL defensive tackle/defensive end (Houston Oilers)
  • Dec 25 Javier Frana, Rafaela Argentina, tennis star
  • Dec 26 Tim Legler, NBA guard (Washington Wizards/Bullets), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 26 Rickey Dixon, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Jim Thorpe Award 1987; Oklahoma Sooners; Cincinnati Bengals, LA Raiders), born in Dallas, Texas (d. 2020)
  • Dec 27 Bill Goldberg, American football player and professional wrestler
  • Dec 28 Joe Wolf, US NFL player (Arizona Cardinals), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 29 Stefano Eranio, Italian footballer, born in Genoa, Italy
  • Dec 29 Martin Offiah MBE, English rugby league winger (33 Tests GB, 5 England; 3rd on all-time try scoring list), born in London, England

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport