1969 in Sport (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 845

  • Jun 21 Chris Perez, CFL tackle (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jun 21 Donovan Osborne, Roseville CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
  • 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 Barry Kloeth, WLAF wide receiver (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • 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 27 Mark Telerico, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 S Florida), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 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 Haylea Petrie, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • Jul 5 John Leclair, St Albans VT, NHL forward (Team USA, Philadelphia)
  • Jul 5 John Oostendorp, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Jul 5 Joshua Crayton, Redondo Beach California, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • 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
  • Jul 13 Richard Roelofsen, soccer player (Vitesse/MVV)
  • Jul 13 Kakhi Kakhiashvili, Georgian-born Greek weightlifter
  • Jul 14 Jose Hernandez, Hato Rey Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Jul 15 John Crotty, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trailblazers)
  • Jul 15 Johnny Scott, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • Jul 15 Lorenzo Williams, NBA center (Wash Wizards, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Jul 15 Peter Ciavaglia, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • Jul 15 Richard Fletcher Pride III, Tuscaloosa AL, PGA golfer (1994 Fed Exp)
  • Jul 16 Kathryn Harby-Williams, Australian netball player, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jul 17 Tommy Soderstrom, NHL goalie (Sweden, NY Islanders), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 20 Giovanni Lombardi, Italian cyclist
  • Jul 23 Andrew Cassels, Canadian NHL center (Hartford Whalers), born in Bramalea, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 23 Dmitri Khristich, Ukrainian NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Jul 23 Fernanda Ribeiro, Portuguese 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Penafiel, Portugal
  • Jul 23 Reyhan Agaoglu, WLAF safety (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Jul 24 Chris King, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jul 24 Rick Fox, NBA guard/forward (LA Lakers, Boston Celtics)
  • Jul 24 Steve Jennings, field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 25 Andrea Wieland, American field hockey goaltender (Olympics 1996), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 25 Jon Barry, American NBA guard (LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors), born in Oakland, California
  • Jul 25 Kevin Smith, NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 26 Greg Colbrunn, American MLB infielder (Florida Marlins), born in Fontana, California
  • Jul 26 Jonty Rhodes, South African cricket batsman (brilliant fielder), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
  • Jul 26 Marc Boutte, American NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Jul 26 Patrick Alfred Bates, American PGA golfer (1994 NIKE Dakota Open), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 27 Jason Woolley, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 27 Linda Burgess, American basketball forward (LA Sparks), born in Madison, Alabama
  • Jul 28 Corey Raymond, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Jul 28 Garth Snow, Wrentham Mass, US hockey goalie (Olympics 1994, Flyers)
  • Jul 28 Jaimie Dawson, Canadian badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Jul 28 Jarrod Hanks, American gymnast (Olympic-92, 96), born in Lafayette Louisiana
  • Jul 28 Wendi Simmons, American heptathlete, born in Santa Rosa, California
  • Jul 29 Alison Dunlap, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jul 30 Duane Bock, golfer (1991 Low Amateur NY State Open), born in Southampton, New York
  • Jul 30 Errol Stewart, South African cricket wicket-keeper (limited-over 1993)
  • Jul 30 Robert Porcher, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Jul 31 Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Aug 1 Graham Thorpe, English cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993), born in Farnham, Surrey, England
  • Aug 1 Kevin Jarvis, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Aug 2 Cedric Ceballos, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns)
  • Aug 2 Erik Meijer, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Uerdingen)
  • Aug 2 Fernando Couto, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 3 Doug Overton, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Denver Nuggets), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 4 Lee O'Leary, Compton CA, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
  • Aug 4 Norm Casola, CFL slot back (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Aug 5 Halle Cioffi, tennis star, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 5 James Fuller, NFL/WLAF safety (N O Saints, Frankfurt Galaxy, Scotland)
  • Aug 5 Robert Scott, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Vasbert Conniel Drakes, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI ODI 1995)
  • Aug 5 Venkatesh Prasad, cricketer (consistent Indian Test pace bowler 1996-)
  • Aug 6 Roberto Lanckohr, soccer player (MVV)
  • Aug 6 Simon Doull, cricket medium pacer (NZ)
  • Aug 7 Dave Smits, soccer player (Willem II)
  • Aug 7 Jodi Figley, LPGA golfer
  • Aug 7 Keith Cash, NFL tight end (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders)

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