On This Day

1970 in Sport (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 856

  • Jun 19 Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 19 Leonard Humphries, CFL cornerback (BC Lions)
  • Jun 19 Quincy Dushawn Watts, 400m runner, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 19 Scott Brumfield, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Jun 20 Shay-Oren Smadja, Israeli men's half middleweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Ofakim, Israel
  • Jun 21 Brandon Moore, American NFL tackle (NE Patriots), born in Ardmore, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 21 John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
  • Jun 22 Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • Jun 22 David Frisch, NFL tight end (NE Patriots)
  • Jun 22 Rastko Cvetkovic, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Jun 23 A C Earl, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)
  • Jun 23 Kerri Ann Buchberger, Russell Manitoba, volleyballer (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 23 Mike Bartrum, tight end (New England Patriots)
  • Jun 23 Rich Manning, NBA center (Vancouver Grizzlies)
  • Jun 23 Robert Brooks, NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Jun 23 Roger Knarren, soccer player (MVV)
  • Jun 24 Carlos Yancy, NFL cornerback (NE Patriots)
  • Jun 25 Aaron Sele, American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Golden Valley, Minnesota
  • Jun 25 Erki Nool, Estonian decathlete (Olympic Gold 2000), born in Võru, Estonia
  • Jun 26 Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jun 27 Petra Langrová, tennis star (1995 Palermo doubles), born in Prostějov, Czechoslovakia
  • Jun 27 Ricardo Jordan, American baseball pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Jun 27 Jim Edmonds, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Fullerton, California
  • Jun 28 Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistani cricketer (prodigious Pakistani leggie 1990-), born in Sahiwal, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Jun 29 Troy Drayton, American NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins), born in Steelton, Pennsylvania
  • Jun 29 Mike Vallely, American skateboarder and singer (Black Flag), born in Edison, New Jersey
  • Jun 30 Mark Grudzielanek, American MLB infielder (Montreal Expos), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Jul 2 Derrick Ralph Adkins, 400m hurdler (Olympic gold 1996), 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

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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 15 Stephen Howard, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics)
  • 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 Brooks Thompson, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Orlando Magic)
  • 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 Dean Wells, NFL linebacker (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jul 20 Shannon Baker, CFL receiver (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Jul 21 Bryce Florie, Charleston FLA, pitcher (San Diego Padres)
  • 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, cricketer (Zimbabwe's 1st Test match leg-spinner, 1994-)
  • 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)

Deaths in Sport