On This Day

Year 1968 in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 595 of 595

  • Nov 9 Jeff Brady, American NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nov 10 Calvin Tiggle, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Nov 10 Jeffrey Kooistra, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen/NEC), born in Amsterdam
  • Nov 10 Lissa Maria Sneck, ice hockey goalie (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Nov 10 Lonnie Marts, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs, Tennessee Oilers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 11 John Jett, American NFL punter (Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Nov 11 Lin Elliott, American NFL kicker (KC Chiefs), born in Euless, Texas
  • Nov 12 Irina Privalova, Russian runner (indoor world record 50/60m)

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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, Irish soccer defender (14 caps Northern Ireland; Wrexham, Reading) and manager (Rushden & Diamonds), born in Coleraine, Northern Ireland
  • 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), born in University Park, Illinois
  • Nov 20 Richard Clarke, Canadian sailor Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Nov 21 Andy Caddick, English cricket fast bowler (62 Tests, 234 wickets; 54 ODIs, 69 wickets; Somerset), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 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 Ken Johnson, Quincy Mass, 3x40 rifle (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 24 Bülent Korkmaz, Turkish footballer
  • Nov 26 Steve Lofton, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, NE Patriots), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • 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 swimmer (4 x Olympic silver 200m, 1 x bronze 400m 1988-96), born in Motala, Sweden
  • Dec 2 Darryl Kile, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 1993, 97, 2000; no-hitter 1993; Houston Astros), born in Garden Grove, California (d. 2002)
  • Dec 2 Elna Reinach, South African tennis player (US Open mixed doubles [with Patrick Galbraith] 1994), born in Pretoria, South Africa
  • Dec 2 Jiri Dopita, Czech ice hockey center (World C'ship gold 1996, 2000-01; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Šumperk, Czech Republic
  • Dec 2 David Batty, English soccer midfielder (42 caps; Leeds United, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United), born in Leeds, England
  • Dec 4 Mike Barrowman, American swimmer (Olympic gold 200m breaststroke 1992, World C'ship gold 1991), born in Costa Mesa, California
  • Dec 5 Rhett Hall, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morgan Hill, California
  • Dec 7 Keith Goganious, American NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Dec 7 Melissa Iverson, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Anoka, Minnesota
  • Dec 7 Ricky Ervins, American NFL running back (SF 49ers), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Dec 7 Tom Myslinski, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Rome, New York
  • Dec 7 Mark Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Granville, Australia
  • Dec 8 Bill Johnson, American football defensive tackle (St Louis Rams), born in Minnesota
  • Dec 8 Mike Mussina, American baseball pitcher (5-time MLB All Star), Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 9 Bill Johnson, NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Dec 9 Brent Price, NBA guard (Houston Rockets, Washington Bullets)
  • Dec 9 Kurt Angle, American 220 lbs freestyle wrestler (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 10 Rob Davis, American NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 11 Derek Bell, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Dec 11 Mark Dailey, American 1.5k runner, born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Dec 12 Chris Walsh, American NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings; sues NFL over head injuries 2011), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dec 12 Kurt Schulz, American football safety (Buffalo Bills), born in Wenatchee, Washington
  • Dec 12 Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (West Indian ODI all-rounder v NZ 1996), born in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica (d. 2002)
  • Dec 12 Ray Ethridge, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 13 Carlos Hasselbaink, Dutch soccer player (VVV/FC Utrecht/Haarlem), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Dec 13 Shaun Stafford, American tennis star (1992 Taipei), born in Ocala, Florida
  • Dec 14 Cees Marbus, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • Dec 14 Jamie Crysdale, CFL corner (Calgary Stampeders), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Dec 16 Darryll Lewis, NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Dec 16 Wendy Doolan, Australian golfer (Evian Masters 2004), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Dec 17 Curtis Pride, outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Dec 17 Jeff[rey] Klepacki, Kearny NJ, rower (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • Dec 18 Aaron Craver, NFL running back (Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers)
  • Dec 19 Jennifer Devine, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Dec 21 Anthony Lynn, NFL running back (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in McKinney, Texas
  • Dec 22 Lauralee "Bug" Bell, American actress (Cricket-Young & Restless), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 24 Joe Scuderi, Australian cricketer (South Australian all-rounder), born in Ingham, Australia
  • Dec 24 Marleen Renders, Belgian athlete, born in Diest, Belgium
  • Dec 25 Corey Widmer, NFL linebacker (NY Giants), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Dec 25 Don Silvestri, NFL/WLAF kicker (NY Jets, London Monarchs), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 25 Jim Dowd, American NHL center (Vancouver Canucks), born in Brick Township, New Jersey
  • Dec 25 Scott Bullett, American baseball outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Martinsburg, West Virginia
  • Dec 26 Darren Barber, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • Dec 27 Dean Palmer, infielder (Texas Rangers), born in Tallahassee, Florida
  • Dec 28 Darrick Brownlow, US NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Dec 29 Darren Perry, American NFL free safety (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Dec 29 James Mouton, American baseball outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Dec 30 Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Dec 30 Sean Higgins, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Portland Trailblazers)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport