On This Day

Year 1967 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 562

  • Jul 21 Lance Painter, Bedford England, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Jul 21 Tore Meinecke, West Germany, tennis star
  • Jul 22 Shawn Wilbourn, US decathlete
  • Jul 23 Nicole Muns-Jagerman, Dutch tennis star, born in Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Jul 24 Nick Nurse, American basketball head coach (NBA C'ship 2019, Toronto Raptors; Canadian men's national team), born in Carroll, Iowa
  • Jul 25 Dave Jareckie, American biathlete (Olympics 1994), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Jul 25 Ed Sprague Jr., American baseball infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Castro Valley, California
  • Jul 27 Craig Wolanin, American NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan
  • Jul 27 Emiel van Eijkeren, Dutch soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jul 27 Jeff Novak, American NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jul 27 Neil Smith, English cricketer (Warwickshire & England A all-rounder), born in Solihull, Warwickshire
  • Jul 28 Alex Galtcheniouk, American hockey forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jul 31 Sean O'Neill, US Olympic table tennis player (Olympic-92), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jul 31 Tony Massenburg, American NBA forward who played for 12 different teams, born in Sussex, Virginia
  • Aug 1 Gregg Jefferies, American infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies), born in Burlingame, California
  • Aug 1 Lori Endicott, American volleyball setter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Aug 2 Aaron Krickstein, American tennis player (Tel Aviv 1983), born in Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Aug 2 Martin Laamers, Dutch soccer player (Vitesse), born in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • Aug 4 Carrie Flemmer, Stettler Alberta, softball catcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 4 Marcelo Filippini, Uruguay, tennis star
  • Aug 4 Michael Lawrence Marsh, American sprinter (Olympic 200m gold 1992, silver 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 5 Mike Fox, American NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Aug 6 Willie Williams, NFL/CFL tackle (Toronto Argonauts, New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 6 Mike Greenberg, American sportscaster
  • Aug 7 Jason Grimsley, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Cleveland, Texas
  • Aug 8 Howard Cross, NFL tight end (NY Giants)
  • Aug 8 Margo Malowney, Saint John New Brunswick, volleyball player (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 9 Debbie Spence, tennis star, born in San Jose, California

Person of interestDeion Sanders

Aug 9 Deion Sanders, American College/Pro Football Hall of Fame corner-back (Super Bowl 1995, 96; 8 x Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys) and MLB outfielder (NY Yankees; Atlanta Braves), born in Fort Myers, Florida

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders
  • Aug 9 Elexa Wills/Orrange, Orange Texas, long jumper/triple jumper
  • Aug 10 Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Aug 10 Peter Murphy, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

Person of interestRiddick Bowe

Aug 10 Riddick Bowe, Heavyweight boxing champion (Olympic silver 1988), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Aug 10 Philippe Albert, Belgian former footballer
  • Aug 11 Brad Dalgarno, NHL right wing (NY Islanders), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 11 Mike Lodish, NFL nose tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Aug 11 Eric Maleson, Brazilian Bobsleigh 2002 Olympian
  • Aug 12 Andrew Glover, American NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings), born in Gonzales, Louisiana
  • Aug 12 Regilio Tuur, Dutch boxer
  • Aug 12 Andrey Plotnikov, Russian race walker
  • Aug 13 Taro Tan, 65 kg judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 13 Tracy Rogers, American NFL linebacker (KC Chiefs), born in Taft, California
  • Aug 15 Mike James, Ft Walton FL, pitcher (California Angels)
  • Aug 15 Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Aug 15 Neil Wilkinson, Selkirk, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
  • Aug 16 Bret Barberie, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Long Beach, California
  • Aug 16 Matt Vanderbeek, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • Aug 17 Kenny Davidson, NFL defensive end (Houston Oilers), born in Shrevesport, Louisiana
  • Aug 17 Nelson Emerson, Canadian NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Aug 18 John Jurkovic, American football defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Friedrichshafen, Germany
  • Aug 20 Andy Benes, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Aug 20 Michael "Sean" Hall, Williamsburg Va, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings), born in Tonga
  • Aug 21 Darren Bewick, AFL footballer, born in Perth, Australia

Person of interestStéphane Charbonnier

Aug 21 Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (d. 2015)

  • Aug 22 Curt Bourque, American jockey, born in Erath, Louisiana
  • Aug 23 Markus Ketterer, Finnish hockey goalie (Team Finland), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Aug 24 Michael Lauriston Thomas, English footballer, born in Lambeth, London
  • Aug 25 Jeff Tweedy, American singer-songwriter (Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot), born in Belleville, Illinois
  • Aug 26 Myron Guyton, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 27 Brian McRae, Bradenton FL, outfielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Aug 27 Rob Burnett, NFL defensive end (Cleveland Browns/Baltimore Ravens)
  • Aug 28 Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Aug 29 Shaun Van Allen, Canadian NHL center (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Calgary, Canada
  • Aug 30 Barbara Kendall, New Zealand mistral sailor (Olympic gold 1992, silver 1996, bronze 2000), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 30 Justin Vaughan, New Zealand cricketer (New Zealand all-rounder), born in Hereford, England
  • Aug 31 Diane Madl, Mountain Top PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 31 Melanie Sullivan, Branford Ct, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)
  • Sep 2 Andreas Möller, German footballer
  • Sep 3 Chris Gatling, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1997), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • Sep 3 Luis Gonzalez, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1999, 2001-03, 05; Houston, Arizona), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 4 Darrin Murray, New Zealand cricket batsman (8 Tests), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Sep 5 Rein van Duynhoven, Dutch soccer player (Helmond Sport, MVV), born in Veghel, Netherlands
  • Sep 7 Kathaleen K. Cutone, American figure skater (1994 Collegiate champ)
  • Sep 8 Brett Winslow, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Barbara, California
  • Sep 9 B. J. Armstrong, American basketball guard (Charlotte Hornets), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 11 Simon Burgess, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Franklin, Tasmania, Australia
  • Sep 12 Pat Listach, American baseball infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Natchitoches, Louisiana
  • Sep 13 Michael Johnson, American 200m/400m runner (Olympic-2 gold-96), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 16 Bernie Parmalee, American NFL running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Sep 16 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 17 Maurice Hurst, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Sep 19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Sep 19 Alexander Karelin, Russian-Soviet Greco-Roman wrestler, born in Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Sep 20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 20 Martin Harrison, American NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Livermore, California
  • Sep 21 Andrea Thies, rower (Olympics 1992, 96), born in Irvington, New York
  • Sep 21 Romeo van Aerde, soccer player (RKC)
  • Sep 22 Harald Hasselbach, NFL defensive end (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Sep 22 Félix Savón, Cuban boxer (3 Olympic heavyweight gold 1992, 96, 80), born in San Vicente, Cuba
  • Sep 24 Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 25 Kim Issel, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Regina, Canada
  • Sep 26 Craig Janney, American NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Sep 27 Jason Dungjen, pairs skater (with partner Kyoko Ina), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 27 Uche Okechukwu, Nigerian international soccer player
  • Sep 28 Darion Conner, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • Sep 28 Jake Reed, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 28 Jason Dungjen, pairs skaters (Olympics 1994), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Sep 29 Dave Silvestri, infielder (Olympic gold 1988; NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Sep 30 Yorkis Perez, Bajos de Haina Dom Rep, pitcher (Florida Marlins)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport