On This Day

Year 1969 in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 710

  • Sep 16 Andrew Borodow, Canadian freestyle wrestler (Olympic 5-92, 96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 16 Chester McGlockton, American NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders), born in Whiteville, North Carolina
  • Sep 16 Marthijn Pothoven, Dutch soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Sep 17 Rob Zamuner, NHL forward (Tampa Bay Lightning, Team Canada 1998)
  • Sep 17 Ken Doherty, Irish snooker player (world champion 1997), born in Dublin, Rep. of Ireland
  • Sep 18 Robert Coons, American NFL tight end (Buffalo Bills), born in Brea, California
  • Sep 20 Tommy Jeter, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Nacogdoches, Texas
  • Sep 20 Richard Witschge, Dutch footballer, born in Amsterdam
  • Sep 21 Jason Christiansen, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Sep 21 Randal Hill, NFL wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
  • Sep 22 Marian Chlad, soccer player (FC Groningen)
  • Sep 22 Nicole Bradtke, Australian tennis star (1995 Auckland), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Sep 23 Jeff Cirillo, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Sep 23 Tapio Laukkanen, Finnish rally driver
  • Sep 24 Andrew Greene, Canadian football guard (NFL: Miami Dolphins; 4 x CFL All Star, Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Sep 25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
  • Sep 25 Hansie Cronje, South African Cricket Batsman and captain (68 Tests, 3,714 runs, 43 wickets; 188 ODIs; life ban for match-fixing 2000), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa (d. 2002)
  • Sep 26 Andy Petterson, Australian footballer, born in Fremantle, Australia
  • Sep 26 Paul Warhurst, English footballer, born in Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, United Kingdom
  • Sep 27 Laura Wilson, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Utica, New York
  • Sep 27 Lester Holmes, NFL guard (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 27 Robert Jones, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Sep 28 L Janusz Hooker, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 28 Nico Vaesen, Belgian footballer

Person of interestKelly Robbins

Sep 29 Kelly Robbins, American golfer (LPGA C'ship 1995), born in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • Sep 29 Angelo Barretto, Filipino racecar driver
  • Oct 2 Marcus Robertson, American NFL defensive back, administrator and coach (All Pro 1993, 97; Houston Oilers, Tennessee Titans), born in Pasadena, California
  • Oct 6 Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
  • Oct 6 Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Oct 6 Troy Shaw, English snooker player
  • Oct 7 Martin Haywood, Australian cricketer (NSW opening batsman), born in Tamworth, Australia
  • Oct 9 Charles Jordan, American wide receiver (Miami Dolphins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 9 Dwayne Sabb, American NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Oct 10 Brett Favre, American NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Gulfport, Mississippi
  • Oct 11 Cal Dixon, American NFL center and guard (NY Jets), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Oct 12 Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Australia
  • Oct 12 Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Oct 12 José Valentín, MLB infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Manatí, Puerto Rico

Person of interestNancy Kerrigan

Oct 12 Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater (Olympic silver 1994), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts

Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
Figure Skater
Nancy Kerrigan
  • Oct 12 Terry Ray, American NFL strong safety (NE Patriots), born in Belgium
  • Oct 13 Rhonda Mapp, American WNBA center and forward (Charlotte Sting), born in Asheville, North Carolina
  • Oct 13 Tim Crabtree, American baseball pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Jackson, Michigan
  • Oct 14 Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
  • Oct 14 P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
  • Oct 15 Vítor Baía, Portuguese football goalkeeper, born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
  • Oct 16 Darren McKenzie-Potter, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Oct 16 Doug Hocking, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Oct 16 Spencer McLennan, CFL safety (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Oct 17 Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Oct 17 Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Person of interestErnie Els

Oct 17 Ernie Els, South African golfer (US Open 1994, 97; British Open 2002, 12), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Golfer Ernie Els
Golfer
Ernie Els
  • Oct 18 Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Oct 18 Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
  • Oct 19 Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Oct 19 Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer
  • Oct 20 Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Oct 20 Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star
  • Oct 20 Herman Moore, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
  • Oct 20 Juan Gonzalez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
  • Oct 20 Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Oct 21 Mo Lewis, American NFL linebacker (NY Jets), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 22 Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
  • Oct 22 Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Oct 23 Kristine Bailey, Livonia Mich, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995)
  • Oct 24 Arthur Rhodes, American baseball pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Waco, Texas
  • Oct 24 Kelvin Pritchett, American NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Oct 25 Corey Harris, American NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Oct 25 Eric Guliford, American NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, New Orleans Saints), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Oct 25 Josef Beranek, Czech NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Olympic Gold 1998), born in Litvinov
  • Oct 25 Larry Thomas, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida
  • Oct 25 Oleg Salenko, Russian-Ukrainian footballer, born in Leningrad, Soviet Union
  • Oct 26 Mark Sweeney, American MLB first baseman (St Louis Cardinals), born in Framingham, Massachusetts
  • Oct 26 Mike Pritchard, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina
  • Oct 27 Corey Foster, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Oct 27 John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers), born in Athens, Georgia
  • Oct 28 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 29 Peter Breen, American dance skater, born in Brockton, Massachusetts
  • Oct 29 Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
  • Oct 30 Mayumi Hirase, Japanese golfer (18 LPGA of Japan Tour titles), born in Kumamoto, Japan
  • Oct 31 Damon Mashore, MLB outfielder (Oakland A's), born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 31 Henry John Mills, American NFL tight end (Houston Oilers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Oct 31 Lee Woodall, American NFL linebacker (SF 49ers), born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 1 Tie Domi, Canadian ice hockey right wing (third overall penalty minutes in NHL history; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • Nov 4 Jan Apell, Swedish tennis star
  • Nov 4 Katrin Borchert, Australian sprint canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Waren (Müritz), Germany
  • Nov 4 Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Nov 6 Don Wengert, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Sioux City, Iowa
  • Nov 7 Michelle Morse, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-13th-1995), born in Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • Nov 7 Tanya Dubnicoff, Canadian cyclist (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Nov 8 Devon McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Nov 8 Ricardo McDonald, American NFL linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Nov 9 Angel Miranda, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
  • Nov 10 Arjan van der Laan, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in Nieuwkoop, Netherlands
  • Nov 10 Dan Farthing, CFL slot back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Nov 10 Ed Ward, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Nov 10 Rod Milstead, American NFL guard (Super Bowl 1994, SF 49ers; coach Delaware State), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Nov 10 Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer, born in Tuluá, Colombia
  • Nov 10 Jens Lehmann, German football goalkeeper, born in Essen, West Germany
  • Nov 11 Damion Easley, American infielder (California Angels), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 11 Dave Moore, NFL tight end/fullback (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morristown, New Jersey

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport