On This Day

1970 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 857

  • May 13 Selwyn Jones, NFL defensive back (Seahawks, Den Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 15 Artie Smith, NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals)
  • May 15 Cory Philpot, CFL running back (BC Lions)
  • May 15 Desmond Howard, NFL receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders)
  • May 15 Frank de Boer, Dutch soccer star (Ajax)
  • May 15 Keith Tower, NBA center (LA Clippers)
  • May 15 Rod Smith, Texarkana, Arkansas, American NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • May 15 Ronald de Boer, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • May 15 Tony Brown, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • May 16 Eric Lynch, NFL running back (Detroit Lions)
  • May 16 Gabriela Sabatini, Argentine tennis player (US Open 1990), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • May 17 Alan Wetmore, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • May 17 Derrick Deese, NFL guard (SF 49ers)
  • May 17 Hubert Davis, NBA guard (Dallas Mavericks, NY Knicks)
  • May 17 Jim Cummins, Dearborn, NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • May 17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 17 John Karelse, soccer player (NAC)
  • May 17 Renzo Furlan, Italian tennis star
  • May 17 Stefania Croce, Italian golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 2000 runner-up), born in Bergamo, Italy
  • May 17 Todd Mundt, NBA center (Atlanta Hawks)
  • May 17 Giovanna Trillini, Italian fencer (2 x Olympic gold foil 1992), born in Iesi, Italy
  • May 18 Clemens Zwijnenberg, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • May 18 Vicky Sunohara, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • May 19 K. J. Choi, South Korean golfer (Players C'ship 2011; 8 PGA Tour titles), born in Wando, South Korea
  • May 20 Jason York, Nepean, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • May 20 Missy Cress, female catcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in Burbank, California
  • May 20 Niklas Andersson, Kungalv SWE, NHL forward (Team Sweden, NY Islanders)
  • May 20 Terrell Brandon, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks)
  • May 21 Dorsey Levens, NFL running back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 21 Roman Turek, Strakonice CZE, hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998)
  • May 21 Scott "Munnster" Munn, Larkspur California, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • May 21 Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)
  • May 21 Carl Veart, Australian former footballer
  • May 22 Clyde Johnson, cornerback (KC Chiefs)
  • May 22 Eric Wunderlich, American 200m breaststroke (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • May 22 Marcus Dowdell, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Arizona Cardinals)
  • May 22 Pedro Diniz, Brazilian Formula One driver
  • May 23 Ricky Gutierrez, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Miami, Florida
  • May 23 Bryan Herta, American race car driver
  • May 24 Jeff Zgonina, American NFL defensive tackle (Carolina Panthers, Packers, Rams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • May 24 Nick Castaneda, American pairs skater (& Dawn Piepenbrink), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • May 25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • May 25 Heather Simmons-Carrasco, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic alt-96), born in Mountain View, California
  • May 25 Joey Eischen, American MLB pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in West Covina, California
  • May 25 Robert Croft, Welsh cricket spin bowler, broadcaster (England 21 Tests, 49 wickets; Sky Sports), born in Morriston, Swansea
  • May 26 Sam Mack, NBA forward/guard (Houston Rockets, Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • May 26 Sebastian Barrie, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • May 27 Todd Collins, linebacker (New England Patriots)
  • May 27 Michele Bartoli, Italian cyclist
  • May 28 David Roberts, Alameda California, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • May 28 Jason Belser, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • May 29 Roberto Di Matteo, Italian soccer midfielder, manager (Italy 34 caps, Lazio, Chelsea), born in Schaffhausen, Switzerland
  • May 30 Sam Rogers, NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills)
  • May 31 Cory Mantyka, CFL guard (BC Lions)
  • Jun 1 Raylee Johnson, Amerian NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 1 Shane Matthews, American NFL quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Cleveland, Mississippi
  • Jun 1 Alexi Lalas, American soccer player, born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Jun 2 Andy McCollum, NFL center/guard (New Orleans Saints), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Jun 2 Eric Riley, American NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Jun 2 Marty Mcinnis, American NHL left wing (NY Islanders), born in Weymouth, Massachusetts
  • Jun 2 Mike Kelly, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 2 Randy Fuller, American NFL defensive back (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Griffin, Georgia
  • Jun 3 Andrea Congreaves, WNBA forward/center (Charlotte Sting)
  • Jun 3 Carl Everett, baseball player
  • Jun 3 Lanee Butler, mistral sailboat sailor (Olymp-11th-1996), born in Manhasset, New York
  • Jun 3 Peter Newton, Kailua Hawaii, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 3 Evgeni Berzin, Russian cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1994), born in Vyborg, Leningrad Oblast
  • Jun 4 Gary Lynagh, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 4 Ronnie Harris, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jun 5 Martin Gelinas, Shawinigan, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Jun 5 Todd Burger, guard (Chicago Bears)
  • Jun 6 Randy Jordan, American NFL running back, coach (Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins), born in Manson, North Carolina
  • Jun 6 Albert Ferrer, Spanish soccer defender, coach (Spain 36 caps, FC Barcelona, Chelsea), born in Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Jun 7 Andrei Kovalenko, Russian NHL right wing (Quebec, Montreal, Edmonton), born in Balakovo, Russia
  • Jun 7 Mike Modano, Hockey Hall of Fame center (Dallas Stars; 8-time NHL All Star), born in Livonia, Michigan
  • Jun 7 Cafu, Brazilian soccer defender (Brazil 142 caps, Roma, AC Milan), born in Itaquaquecetuba, Brazil
  • Jun 8 Troy Vincent, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Jun 9 Harry Van Hofwegen, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
  • Jun 9 Russ Romaniuk, Winnipeg, NHL left wing (Philadelphia Flyers)
  • Jun 10 Laurel Korholz, La Jolla California, rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • Jun 11 Brock Marion, American NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Wheeling, West Virginia
  • Jun 11 Bill Selby, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Monroeville, Alabama
  • Jun 12 Damon Buford, American baseball outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jun 12 Lee Mayberry, American NBA guard (Milwaukee Bucks, Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Jun 13 Chris Cairns, New Zealand cricketer (son of Lance, NZ all-rounder), born in Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Jun 13 Lance Ringnald, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Jun 13 Shaun Young, Australian cricketer (Tasmanian all-rounder, Young Aust 1995), born in Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
  • Jun 13 Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (Olympic gold 2000), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2004)
  • Jun 14 Willie Beamon, American former-NFL cornerback (New York Giants), born in Belle Glade, Florida
  • Jun 15 Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Jun 15 Janie Eickhoff Quigley, American cyclist, born in Long Beach, California
  • Jun 15 Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • Jun 16 Michael Husted, NFL place kicker (Tampa Bay Bucs)

Person of interestPhil Mickelson

Jun 16 Phil Mickelson, American golfer (5-time PGA Tour major winner, US Masters 2004, 06, 10), born in San Diego, California

  • Jun 16 Cobi Jones, American soccer player
  • Jun 17 Jason Hanson, American NFL kicker (Detroit Lions), born in Spokane, Washington
  • Jun 17 Ron "Popeye" Jones, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors), born in Dresden, Tennessee
  • Jun 17 St├ęphane Fiset, Canadian NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jun 19 Chris Gray, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears)

Deaths in Sport