1969 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 753

  • 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 19 Cecile Ulbrich Tucker, Warren Maine, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 19 David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 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, American golfer (ANA Inspiration 1998), born in San Leandro, California
  • May 23 Ramon Caraballo, baseball player
  • May 24 Martin McCague, England team cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94), born in Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
  • 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 Damian Rhodes, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • May 28 Frank McCormack, Leicester Mass, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 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 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 Tony McCoy, NFL defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 10 Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 11 Johan Hansma, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Marknesse, Netherlands
  • Jun 12 Kevin Turner, American 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 shot put athlete (Olympic gold 1992), born in Bryansk, Russia
  • Jun 14 √Čric Desjardins, Canadian NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers, Canada), born in Rouyn, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun 14 Eugene Chung, American NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts), born in Prince George's County, Maryland

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 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, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic silver 1998), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 17 Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Olympics 1998)
  • Jun 17 Paul Tergat, Kenyan long distance runner, born in Riwo, Baringo District, Kenya
  • Jun 18 Fernando Valenzula, jockey
  • Jun 18 Jay Leeuwenburg, NFL guard/center (Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jun 20 Gerald Dixon, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), born in Rock Hill, South Carolina
  • Jun 20 Malivai Washington, tennis star (Olympics 1996), born in Glenn Cove, New York
  • Jun 21 Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jun 21 Donovan Osborne, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Roseville, California
  • Jun 22 Derek Russell, NFL wide receiver (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Jun 23 Elbert Ellis, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, GB Packers)
  • Jun 24 Melissa Gurney, California, tennis player (Virginia Slims of SD, 1986)
  • Jun 24 Sean Maye, 400m/800m runner
  • Jun 24 Todd Lewis, 10k runner, born in Flint, Michigan
  • Jun 24 Thabo Mngomeni, Cape Town, South African football player
  • Jun 25 Alina Ivanova, Russian race walker (indoor 3K world record), born in Kildishevo, Yadrinsky District, Russia
  • Jun 25 Armand Benneker, Dutch soccer player (MVV), born in Tongeren, Belgium
  • Jun 25 Jurgen Streppel, Dutch soccer player (Telstar/RKC), born in Voorst, Netherlands
  • Jun 26 Harry Boatswain, NFL tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jun 26 Mike Myers, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Jun 26 Troy Auzenne, American NFL tackle (Chicago Bears), born in El Monte, California
  • Jun 26 Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer, born in Messancy, Belgium
  • Jun 29 Erik Tammer, soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Jun 29 Simon Brown, cricketer (Durham pace bowler, England 1996)
  • Jun 30 Jim Montgomery, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 30 Ken Gernander, Grand Rapids, NHL center (NY Rangers)
  • Jun 30 Kristina Farrar Stookey, Martha Vineyard MA, 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1996)

Person of interestSanath Jayasuriya

Jun 30 Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lankan cricket opening batsmen (MVP-1996 World Cup), born in Matara, Sri Lanka

  • Jul 1 Gary Brown, American NFL running back/coach (Houston Oilers), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 4 David Wittman 1.5k runner, born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jul 4 Tim Jackson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 5 John LeClair, American NHL left wing (first American-born player to score 50 goals in 3 straight NHL seasons; Philadelphia Flyers), born in St Albans, Vermont
  • Jul 6 Sophia Witherspoon, WNBA guard (NY Liberty)

Person of interestJoe Sakic

Jul 7 Joe Sakic, Canadian NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Canada 1998-2002), born in Burnaby, British Columbia

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • Jul 7 Sylke Otto, German luger
  • Jul 8 Bobby Ayala, Oxnard CA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Jul 8 Dana Hall, NFL safety (Cleveland Browns)
  • Jul 8 Ernie Young, outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 8 Lisa Arce, Manhattan Beach CA, WPVA volleyballer (National-4th-1995)
  • Jul 9 Jerry Drake, NFL defensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Jul 9 Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Jul 9 Venkatapathy Raju, cricketer (Indian slow left-armer)
  • Jul 10 Marty Cordova, outfielder (Minnesota Twins), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Jul 12 Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
  • Jul 12 Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)
  • Jul 13 Ewan Beaton, 60 kg judoka (Olympics-9-92, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Jul 13 Kim Braatz, female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Santa Ana, California

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Deaths in Sport