On This Day

1968 in Sport (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 636

  • Oct 24 Francisco Claver, Spanish tennis star
  • Oct 24 Ken Ryan, Pawtucket RI, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Oct 25 Corey Miller, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Oct 26 Chris Oldham, NFL cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 26 Nico John Hoogma, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Oct 27 Antoinette Lucas, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Crozier, Virginia
  • Oct 27 Vinny Samways, English footballer, born in Bethnal Green, London
  • Oct 28 Chris Oldham, cornerback (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Oct 28 Ernie Mills, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers, Carolina Panthers)
  • Oct 28 Glenn Clear, soccer player (Vitesse)
  • Oct 28 Rodney Thomas, NFL running back (Houston Oilers), born in Trinity, TX, (d. 2014)
  • Oct 28 Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 28 Stan Thomas, NFL tackle (Houston Oilers)
  • Oct 28 Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • Oct 29 Johann Olav Koss, speed skater (Olympics 3 gold-1994)
  • Oct 31 Antonio Davis, American NBA forward-center (Indiana Pacers), born in Oakland, California
  • Oct 31 Eddie Taubensee, American baseball catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Beeville, Texas
  • Nov 1 Bernard Dafney, NFL tackle (Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore Ravens)
  • Nov 1 Kent Graham, NFL quarterback (Detroit Lions, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 3 Antonio Pettigrew, Macon Ga, 400m (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 3 Lee Germon, cricketer (NZ keeper & captain 1995- )
  • Nov 3 Paul Quantrill, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in London, Ontario
  • Nov 4 Carlos Baerga, Puerto Rico, infielder (Cleveland Indians)
  • Nov 4 Domingo Cedeno, infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in La Ramona, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 4 Osvaldo Fernandez, Holguin Cuba, pitcher (SF Giants)
  • Nov 5 Bob Dahl, NFL guard (Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns)
  • Nov 5 Cary Blanchard, NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 5 Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 6 Alfred Williams, American NFL defensive end (SF 49ers, Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 6 Chad Curtis, American outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers), born in Marion, Indiana
  • Nov 6 Edward Linskens, Dutch soccer player (PSV), born in Venray, Netherlands
  • Nov 7 Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Nov 8 Jose Offerman, Dominican infielder (KC Royals), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 8 Keith Jones, NHL right wing (Washington Capitals), born in Brantford, Canada
  • Nov 8 Michelle Kline, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Nov 8 Sergio Porrini, Italian footballer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Nov 9 Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 10 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Nov 10 Jeffrey Kooistra, soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC)
  • Nov 10 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 10 Lonnie Marts, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers)
  • Nov 11 John Jett, NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions)
  • Nov 11 Lin Elliott, NFL kicker (KC Chiefs)
  • Nov 12 Irina Privalova, Russian runner (indoor world record 50/60m)
  • Nov 12 Randy Knorr, American baseball catcher (Houston Astros), born in San Gabriel, California

Person of interestSammy Sosa

Nov 12 Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic

MLB Outfielder Sammy Sosa
MLB Outfielder
Sammy Sosa
  • Nov 13 Mark Fitzpatrick, NHL goalie (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 13 Pat Hentgen, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 13 Tami Whitlinger-Jones, tennis star (1995 Futures-Sedona), born in Neenah, Wisconsin
  • Nov 14 Bob Christian, NFL running back (Carolina Panthers, Atlanta Falcons)
  • Nov 14 Claudia Porwik, Coburg Ger, tennis star (1995 Futures-Valladolid)
  • Nov 14 Kent Bottenfield, pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 14 Lionel Simmons, American NBA forward (Sacramento Kings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 16 Chris Haney, pitcher (KC Royals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 16 Ebrahim Essop-Adam, cricketer (one ODI for Zimbabwe 1992)
  • Nov 16 Vlado Šola, Croatian handball goalkeeper
  • Nov 17 Sean Miller, American basketball coach
  • Nov 18 Gary Sheffield, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Nov 18 Lubomir Sekeras, Liptovsky CZE, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia)
  • Nov 18 Mel Stewart, American swimmer (Olympic gold 1992), born in Gastonia, North Carolina
  • Nov 18 Milica Vukadinovic, WNBA guard (Charlotte Sting)
  • Nov 18 Barry Hunter, Northern Irish footballer and manager
  • Nov 19 Gord Fraser, road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Nov 19 Matt Darby, NFL safety (Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 19 Steven Penn, Brevard NC, team handball center back (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 Jeff Tarango, American tennis player (famously defaults match 1995 Wimbledon), born in Manhattan Beach, California
  • Nov 20 Keith Rucker, NFL defensive tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Nov 20 Richard Clarke, Yachter Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Andy Caddick, English cricket pace bowler (NZ 1993)
  • Nov 21 Antonio Tarver, light heavyweight boxer (Olympics-br-96), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Nov 22 Daedra Charles, WNBA forward/center (LA Sparks)
  • Nov 22 Darryl Hardy, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Nov 22 Irina Privalova, Russian 100m/200m/400m runner
  • Nov 22 Jonathan Moss, Tenafly NJ, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 23 John O'Neill, American field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 24 Dave Hansen, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Long Beach, California
  • Nov 24 Ken Johnson, Quincy Mass, 3x40 rifle (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 24 Bülent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
  • Nov 25 John Johnstone, Liverpool NY, pitcher (Houston Astros)
  • Nov 26 Steve Lofton, NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, NE Patriots)
  • Nov 28 Jonathan Brown, American rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 29 Dee Brown, NBA guard (Boston Celtics), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nov 29 Jiri Veber, Czech hockey player (Team Czech Rep), born in Praha, Czech Republic
  • Nov 29 Pedro Martínez Aquino, Dominican pitcher (NY Mets), born in Villa Mella, Dominican Republic
  • Nov 30 Laurent Jalabert, French road cyclist (Tour de France points 1992, 95; mountains 2001-2), born in Mazamet, France
  • Dec 1 Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer (world record 400m)
  • Dec 1 Eddie Britton, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Dec 2 Darryl Kile, pitcher (Houston Astros), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Dec 2 Elna Reinach, Pretoria South Africa, tennis star
  • Dec 2 Jiri Dopita, Sumperk CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Dec 3 Isabel Cueto, West Germany, tennis star
  • Dec 4 Mike Barrowman, American 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • Dec 5 Rhett Hall, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morgan Hill, California
  • Dec 7 Cammy Myler, Plattsburgh NY, luger (Olympics 1994)
  • Dec 7 Keith Goganious, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Dec 7 Melissa Iverson, Anoka Minn, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Dec 7 Ricky Ervins, NFL running back (SF 49ers)
  • Dec 7 Tom Myslinski, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Dec 7 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Dec 8 Bill Johnson, defensive tackle (St Louis Rams)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport