On This Day

Year 1970 in Sports History (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 798

  • Jul 2 Derrick Adkins, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Jul 2 Scotty 2 Hotty, American wrestler
  • Jul 2 Steve Morrow, Irish footballer
  • Jul 3 Teemu Selanne, Finnish NHL right wing (1992-93 NHL rookie points record, 132), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Jul 3 Victor Bailey, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)
  • Jul 3 Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist
  • Jul 4 Andrei Cherkasov, Russian tennis player, born in Ufa, Russia
  • Jul 4 Louise Van Voorhis, American 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Rochester, New York
  • Jul 4 Tony Vidmar, Australian former footballer, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Jul 5 Doug Bochtler, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jul 6 Antonio Harvey, American NBA center/forward (LA Clippers), born in Pascagoula, Mississippi
  • Jul 7 Michael McCrary, American NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Vienna, Virginia
  • Jul 7 Min Patel, Indian-born English cricketer (in Mumbai England left-arm spinner v India 1996), born in Mumbai, India
  • Jul 7 Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer, born in Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Jul 7 Erik Zabel, German cyclist, born in East Berlin
  • Jul 8 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 8 Marlies Askamp, WNBA forward (Phoenix Mercury)

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Jul 8 Todd Martin, American Tennis Star (1988 USTA Boys' 18), born in Hinsdale, Illinois

Tennis Player Todd Martin
Tennis Player
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  • Jul 9 Steve Dubinsky, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Jul 9 Trent Green, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
  • Jul 11 Billy Ashley, Taylor MI, outfielder (LA Dodgers)
  • Jul 11 Pubudu Dissanayake, Sri Lanka cricket wicket-keeper (1993)
  • Jul 12 Chad Brown, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Jul 12 Jerry Ostroski, NFL guard (Buffalo Bills)
  • Jul 12 Marsha Guialdo, San Juan Trinidad, 100m hurdler
  • Jul 14 Mark Brandenburg, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jul 14 Mark Strickland, American NBA forward (Miami Heat), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 14 Todd Rucci, American NFL guard (NE Patriots), born in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 15 Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 16 Phil Graham, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Jul 16 William Van Landingham, American baseball pitcher (SF Giants), born in Columbia, Tennessee
  • Jul 18 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Jul 18 John Kalin, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jul 18 Margaret Langford, canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Jul 19 Kengy Gardiner, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-5th-1994), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Jul 19 Rhona Susan Robertson, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jul 20 Shannon Baker, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jul 21 Bryce Florie, American pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Jul 21 Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jul 22 Dan Jones, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)
  • Jul 22 Melvin Aldridge, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 22 Sergei Zubov, NHL defenseman (Team Russia, Pittsburgh), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Jul 22 W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Jul 22 Craig Baird, New Zealander racing driver
  • Jul 24 Blaine Bishop, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)
  • Jul 24 Philip Sykes, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Jul 26 Kenny Wilhite, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 26 Phil Alley, Australian cricketer (NSW left-arm pace bowler), born in Orange, New South Wales
  • Jul 27 Tom Europe, Canadian football defensive back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Jul 28 Paul Strang, Zimbabwean cricketer (Zimbabwe's 1st Test match leg-spinner), born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia
  • Jul 29 John Rennie, cricketer (Zimbabwe pace bowler 1993)
  • Jul 29 Steve Wojciechowski, Blue Island IL, pitcher (Oakland A's)
  • Jul 30 Ed Hawthorne, American NFL defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 30 Joe Montford, American CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Beaufort, North Carolina
  • Jul 30 Tom McManus, American NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
  • Jul 31 David Sacco, NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Jul 31 Knut Holmann, Norwegian rower (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 1 Quentin Coryatt, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Aug 1 David James, English footballer, born in Welwyn Garden City, England
  • Aug 2 Chainey Umphrey, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Aug 2 Elijah Alexander, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2010)
  • Aug 2 Philo Wallace, Barbadian cricketer (WI ODI opening batsman 1991-92), born in Haynesville, Barbados
  • Aug 2 Tony Amonte, American NHL right wing (Chicago Blackhawks, USA), born in Hingham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 2 Wesley "wes" Bender, American WLAF/NFL running back (Frankfurt Galaxy, New Orleans Saints), born in Van Nuys, California
  • Aug 3 Darren Mickell, American NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs, New Orleans Saints), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 4 Orlando Trustfull, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Aug 4 Owen McMahon, Australian 470 class sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 4 Steven Jack, cricketer (South African pace bowler 1994-95)
  • Aug 5 Andy Antoine, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 5 Everett McIver, NFL guard (NY Jets, Miami Dolphins)
  • Aug 5 Travis Moore, CFL receiver (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 6 Mike Strange, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Aug 6 Erwin Thijs, Belgian cyclist
  • Aug 7 Eric Namesnik, American 400m medley swimmer (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Butler, Pennsylvania (d. 2006)
  • Aug 7 Joe Cocozzo, American NFL guard (San Diego Chargers), born in Mechanicville, New York
  • Aug 8 Catriona Fallon, Burlingame California, rower (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • Aug 8 Trev Alberts, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 9 Chris Gedney, NFL tight end (Chicago Bears, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Aug 9 Rod Brind'amour, NHL center (Philadelphia Flyers, Team Canada 98), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Aug 10 Brendon Julian, cricketer (in NZ Australian left-arm quickie 1993-)
  • Aug 10 Bret Hedican, St-paul, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Aug 10 Gino Torretta, American College Football Hall of Fame quarterback (Heisman Trophy 1992; National C'ship 1989, 91; U of Miami; Seattle Seahawks), born in Pinole, California
  • Aug 12 Alison Inverarity, Australian high jumper (Olympic 8th 1992, 96)
  • Aug 12 Jim Schlossnagle, baseball coach
  • Aug 13 Elvis Grbac, American NFL quarterback (SF 49ers, KC Chiefs), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Alan Shearer, English footballer, born in Gosforth, England
  • Aug 14 Slava Dosedel, Czech tennis star, born in Přerov, Czechoslovakia
  • Aug 15 Chris Byrd, American boxer (WBO heavyweight title 2000; IBF heavyweight tile 2002; Olympic silver middleweight 1992), born in Flint, Michigan
  • Aug 16 Fabio Casartelli, Italian cyclist (Olympic gold 1992), born in Como, Italy (d. 1995)
  • Aug 16 Adrian Hardy, NFL cornerback (Cin Bengals)
  • Aug 16 Dena Head, WNBA guard (Utah Starzz)
  • Aug 16 Eric Swann, NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Aug 16 Lester Smith, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Aug 16 Quinton McCracken, outfielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Aug 16 Wilco Hellinga, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Aug 16 Bonnie Bernstein, American sportscaster
  • Aug 17 Bernard Wilson, American NFL defensive tackle (Arizona Cardinals), born in Nasville, Tennessee
  • Aug 17 Jim Courier, American tennis player, analyst (4-time Grand Slam singles winner), born in Sanford, Florida
  • Aug 17 Øyvind Leonhardsen, Norwegian footballer, born in Kristiansund, Norway
  • Aug 18 Richie Cunningham, American football kicker (Dallas Cowboys), born in Houma, Louisiana

Deaths in Sport