1968 in Sport (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 712

  • Jul 31 Saeed Al-Saffar, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup, later captain)
  • Aug 1 Rob Carpenter, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 1 Stacey Augmon, Pasadena, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers, Hawks)
  • Aug 2 Sean Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • Aug 2 Stefan Effenberg, German footballer
  • Aug 3 Rod Beck [Rodney Roy], American MLB relief pitcher (SF Giants-1994 NL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year), born in Burbank, California
  • Aug 4 Darcy Arreola, 1.5k runner, born in La Mesa, California
  • Aug 4 James Francis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Aug 5 Andreas Lupzig, Straubing GER, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)
  • Aug 5 John Olerud, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 5 Oleg Luzhny, Ukrainian footballer
  • Aug 5 Colin Steele McRae, British rally driver, born in Lanark, Scotland (d. 2007)
  • Aug 6 Celena Mondie-Milner, Milledgeville Ga, 100m/200m runner
  • Aug 6 Jack de Gier, soccer player (Cambuur L, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Aug 6 Patricia Tarabini, La Plata Argentina, tennis star (1985 Futures ITA)
  • Aug 6 Siran Stacy, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
  • Aug 7 Leslie Lyness, Paoli PA, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 7 Tomas Carbonell, tennis star, born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Aug 8 Abey Kuruvila, cricketer (promising Bombay fast bowler)
  • Aug 8 Suzy Hamilton, US olympic 1500m runner
  • Aug 9 Jay Stacy, Aust field hockey midfielder (Olympic 4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
  • Aug 10 Alex Andrievski, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 10 Jennifer Horton, Dover NJ, team handball goalie (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Aug 10 Michel Doesburg, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Aug 10 Miroslav Mosner, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)
  • Aug 10 Moe Gardner, NFL nose tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 11 Alan Kelly, England-born Irish footballer
  • Aug 12 Viktor Karatchoun, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 13 Joe Garten, WLAF corner/guard (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Aug 13 William Thomas, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 14 Glenn Leroy McLeay, Invercargill NZ, points race cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 14 Praveen Amre, cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992)
  • Aug 15 Luciana Bemvenuti, Brazilian golfer (1994 Jamie Farr-36th), born in Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Aug 15 Vassili Pankov, NHL forward (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 16 Eric Jonassen, offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Aug 17 Ed McCaffrey, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Aug 17 Vince Marrow, WLAF TE (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Aug 18 Brian Mitchell, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Aug 18 Carolyn Crudgington, Australian softball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Aug 18 John Coyle, West Bloomfield Mich, short track skater (Olympics 1994)
  • Aug 18 Justin Strzelczyk, NFL guard/offensive tackle (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Aug 19 Nikolaos Kaklamanakis, Greek windsurfer
  • Aug 20 Sandy Brondello, Australian basketball guard (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Aug 20 Klas Ingesson, Swedish footballer
  • Aug 21 Shinichi Iwasaki, hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998)
  • Aug 22 Henrik Holm, tennis star, born in Täby, Sweden
  • Aug 22 Horst Skoff, tennis star, born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Aug 22 Michael Curry, American basketball player and coach (Detroit Pistons, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Anniston, Alabama
  • Aug 22 Paul Ereng, Kenyan athlete, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Kitale, Kenya
  • Aug 22 Alexander Mostovoi, Russian footballer, born in Leningrad Oblast, Russia
  • Aug 23 Christian Dean DiMarco, Huntington NY, PGA golfer (1994 Deposit-3rd)
  • Aug 23 Cortez Kennedy, American NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Osceola, Arkansas (d. 2017)
  • Aug 23 Scott Kowalkowski, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions)
  • Aug 24 Arnold Galesloot, WLAF tight end (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Aug 24 Benoit Brunet, Pointe Claire, NHL left wing (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Aug 24 Tim Salmon, outfielder (California Angels), born in Long Beach, California
  • Aug 25 Dave Thomas, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Aug 26 Chris Boardman, British cyclist (world 1 hour record), born in Merseyside, England
  • Aug 26 Courtney Hall, NFL center (San Diego Chargers)
  • Aug 26 Gavin Stratfold, Darwin NT, Australian golfer
  • Aug 27 Christine Schaefer, Florence Ky, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994)
  • Aug 27 Emanual Davis, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • Aug 27 Martin Lowenfish, American canoeist (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 27 Michael Long, New Zealand golfer, born in Cromwell
  • Aug 28 Tom Fitzgerald, Melrose, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
  • Aug 29 Darren Joseph, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 30 Vladimir Malakhov, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
  • Aug 31 Glenroy Gilbert, Trinidad, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 31 Hideo Nomo, pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Osaka, Japan
  • Aug 31 Jennifer Azzi, Oak Ridge Tenn, basketball guard (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 31 Jolene Watanabe, tennis star (1994 Futures-Evansville), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 1 Michelle Buckingham, Canadian 61 kg judoka (Olymp-20-92, 96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 2 Ricardo de Jongh, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
  • Sep 3 David Pichler, Butler Pa, diver (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Sep 3 Dawn Allinger, Salt Lake City UT, team handball back court (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 3 Matt Hamon, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • Sep 3 Robert Bailey, NFL cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Sep 4 Carlette Guidry-White, 100m/long jumper
  • Sep 4 Mike Piazza, catcher (LA Dodgers), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 4 Rick McNair, water polo 2m defender (Olympics 1996), born in Berkeley, California
  • Sep 5 Dennis Scott, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Sep 6 Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)
  • Sep 7 Erik Williams, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Sep 9 Jonathan A Drummond Jr, 4X400m runner (Olympic silver 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 9 Thomas P Auth, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Orange, New Jersey
  • Sep 9 Jon Drummond, American former sprinter
  • Sep 9 Clive Mendonca, English Footballer
  • Sep 10 Yvo Joordens, soccer player (MVV)
  • Sep 11 Konstantin Shafranov, hockey forward (Team Kazkhstan 1998)
  • Sep 13 Bernie Williams, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
  • Sep 13 Brad Johnson, NFL quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Sep 13 Chris Morris, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Sep 13 Denny Neagle, Prince Georges Cnty, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Sep 14 Ginger Helgeson Nielson, St Cloud Minn, tennis star
  • Sep 14 Pete Chilcutt, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Sep 15 Michael Puschacher, hockey goalie (Team Austria 1998)
  • Sep 15 Rich Robertson, Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • Sep 16 Charles McRae, NFL guard/tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Sep 16 Tara Cross-Battle, volleyball hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Houston, Texas
  • Sep 17 Stacey Dillard, NFL defensive tackle (NY Giants)

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