1969 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 845

  • May 2 Brian Lara, cricketer (WI left-hand bat Smashed world records in 1994), born in Santa Cruz, Trinidad and Tobago
  • May 2 Glen Young, American NFL linebacker (San Diego Chargers), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • May 3 Karen Kraft, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in San Mateo,California
  • May 4 Micah Aivazoff, Armenian-descent Canadian ice hockey player, born in Powell River, British Columbia, Canada
  • May 5 Bryan Ivie, volleyball middle blocker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Torrance, California
  • May 6 Mark Thomas, NFL defensive end (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Bears)
  • May 6 Pascall Davis, WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • May 6 Jim Magilton, Northern Irish footballer
  • May 7 Katerina Maleeva, Bulgaria, tennis player (US Open Junior 1984)
  • May 7 Melanie Valerio, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • May 8 Brad Culpepper, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • May 8 Duane Forde, CFL fullback (Calgary Stampeders)
  • May 8 Swift Burch, CFL defensive end (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 8 Akebono Taro, sumo wrestler
  • May 9 Carla Overbeck, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • May 9 Renn Crichlow, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 10 Curtis Whitley, NFL center (Panthers, Packers, Raiders)
  • May 10 Dennis Bergkamp, Amsterdam Neth, soccer player (Ajax)
  • May 10 Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Rhein Fire)
  • May 10 Pete Schourek, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Austin, Texas
  • May 11 Amy Legacki, Terrytown NY, 10k runner
  • May 13 Lyle Mouton, American outfielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Lafayette, Louisiana

Person of interestEmmitt Smith

May 15 Emmitt Smith, American NFL Running Back (Dallas Cowboys, 3-time NFL rushing leader), born in Pensacola, Florida

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
  • May 15 Holly McPeak, Manhattan Beach CA, beach volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • May 15 Hideki Irabu, Japanese baseball player
  • May 16 Marcel Schewe, cricketer (Holland wicket-keeper 1996 World Cup)
  • May 16 Steven Earl Lewis, 4X100/400m runner (Olympic gold 1988), born in Los Angeles, California
  • May 16 Steve Lewis, American athlete
  • May 17 Aaron Ruffin, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • May 17 Craig Erickson, NFL quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins)
  • May 17 Ujesh Ranchod, cricketer (Zimbabwe off-spinner 1993)
  • May 18 Jean-Chris. Filippin, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • May 19 Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 19 David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • May 19 Kevin Scott, WLAF cornerback (Scotland Claymores)
  • May 19 Richard Dumas, NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers)
  • May 20 Alberto Mancini, Argentina, tennis star
  • May 21 Reid Simpson, Flin Flon, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)
  • May 21 Pierluigi Brivio, Italian footballer
  • May 22 Tim Wiley, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Lexington, Massachusetts
  • May 22 Vaughn Eshelman, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 23 Pat Hurst, San Leandro CA, LPGA golfer (1995 Rolex Rookie of the Year)
  • May 23 Ramon Caraballo, baseball player
  • May 24 Martin McCague, cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94)
  • May 27 Chip Beake, WLAF administrative assistant (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 27 Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • May 27 Lesley Tashlin, 100m hurdler (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • May 27 Todd Hundley, Martinsville VA, catcher (NY Mets)
  • May 27 Travis Williams, NBA forward (Charlotte Hornets)
  • May 28 Bob Meeks, WLAF corner (Barcelona Dragons)
  • May 28 Damian Rhodes, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • May 28 Frank McCormack, Leicester Mass, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • May 29 Toby Borland, Quitman LA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • May 29 Wiltrud Probst, Nuermberg Germany, tennis star (1992 Belgian Open)
  • May 31 Juliet Haslam, Australian hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide
  • Jun 1 Ari Sulander, Finnish hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jun 1 Erin Hartwell, American time trial cyclist (Olympic bronze/silver-92, 96), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 2 David Wheaton, tennis star (1987 US junior boys), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Jun 2 Kurt Abbott, infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Jun 3 Ray Roberts, tackle (Detroit Lions)
  • Jun 4 Regi Blinker, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Jun 4 Robert Perez, Bolivar Venezuela, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)
  • Jun 4 Tine Moberg-Parker, Canada Europe class sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Oslo, Norway
  • Jun 5 Ed Smith, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 5 Keith Powe, WLAF/CFL defensive lineback (Win Blue Bombers, Claymores)
  • Jun 6 Brian Greenfield, WLAF punter (London Monarchs)
  • Jun 6 Mike Croel, NFL linebacker (NY Giants)
  • Jun 6 Sunil Joshi, Indian cricketer (Indian Test left-arm spinner 1996-2001), born in Gadag, Karnataka, India
  • Jun 7 Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jun 7 Mark Sohn, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jun 8 Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jun 8 Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 9 Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Jun 10 Fred Foggie, WLAF cornerback (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Jun 10 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 10 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 11 Johan Hansma, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Jun 12 Kevin Turner, NFL fullback (Philadelphia Eagles) and plaintiff against NFL (concussion case), born in Prattville, Alabama (d. 2016)
  • Jun 12 Mathieu Schneider, American NHL defenseman (NY Islanders, Toronto), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 13 Robert Harris, American former NFL defensive end (NY Giants), born in Riviera Beach, Florida
  • Jun 13 Svetlana Krivelyova, Russian athlete
  • Jun 14 Eric Desjardins, Rauyn Quebec, NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Canada)
  • Jun 14 Eugene Chung, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts)

Person of interestSteffi Graf

Jun 14 Steffi Graf, German tennis player (Golden Slam 1988, 22 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Mannheim, Germany

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Person of interestCedric Pioline

Jun 15 Cedric Pioline, French tennis player (runner-up US Open 1993, Wimbledon 1997), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Tennis Player Cedric Pioline
Tennis Player
Cedric Pioline
  • Jun 15 Jesse Belanger, St-georges De Beau, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Jun 15 Maurice Odumbe, cricketer (Kenyan batsman & 1996 World Cup captain)
  • Jun 15 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • Jun 15 Oliver Kahn, German footballer
  • Jun 16 Kevin Young, Alpena MI, infielder (KC Royals)
  • Jun 16 L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jun 16 Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • Jun 17 Karen Nystrom, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympic silver 1998)
  • Jun 17 Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Olympics 1998)
  • Jun 17 Paul Tergat, Kenyan athlete
  • Jun 18 Fernando Valenzula, jockey
  • Jun 18 Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 18 Laura Brown, LPGA golfer
  • Jun 20 Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jun 20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport