On This Day

Year 1970 in Sports History (Part 6)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 796

  • Aug 20 Els Callens, Belgian tennis star (1996 quarterfinalist Essen), born in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Aug 20 Jay McNeil, CFL guard (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 21 Mark Hatfield, CFL guard (BC Lions)
  • Aug 21 Paulo Barrancos Guerra, Portuguese athlete, 10k runner, born in Barrancos, Portugal
  • Aug 21 Steve Everitt, NFL center (Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 22 Jean-Michel Bombardier, Canadian pair skater (1995, 96 Can), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Aug 23 Andrew Henry, CFL safety (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 23 Fabian Wilnis, Dutch soccer player (NAC, De Graafschap), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Aug 24 Sandra Whyte-Sweeney, American ice hockey forward (Olympics gold 1998), born in Saugus, Massachusetts
  • Aug 24 Tugay Kerimoğlu, Turkish footballer, born in Trabzon, Turkey
  • Aug 24 Dan Henderson, American mixed martial artist (UFC 17 Middleweight Tournament 1998; Rings: King of Kings Tournament 1999), born in Downey, California
  • Aug 24 Rich Beem, American golfer (PGA C'ship 2002), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Aug 25 Debbie Graham, tennis star (1993 Taranto doubles), born in Walnut Creek, California
  • Aug 25 Doug Glanville, outfielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Hackensack, New York
  • Aug 25 Katherine "Katie" Scanlon, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Aug 25 Robert Horry, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Houston Rockets)
  • Aug 25 Ronald Waterreus, soccer player (Roda JC, PSV)
  • Aug 26 Brett Schultz, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)
  • Aug 26 Olimpiada Ivanova, Russian athlete
  • Aug 27 Andy Bichel, Australian cricketer and pace bowler, born in Laidley, Queensland, Australia
  • Aug 27 Dene Hills, cricketer (prolific Tasmanian batsman)
  • Aug 27 Greg Woodcroft, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Aug 27 Jim Thome, infielder (Cleveland Indians), born in Peoria, Illinois
  • Aug 27 Mark Ilott, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1993-)
  • Aug 27 Reggie Slater, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • Aug 27 Peter Ebdon, English snooker player
  • Aug 27 Jeff Kenna, Irish footballer
  • Aug 28 Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • Aug 28 Jaime Fields, NFL/WLAF linebacker (KC Chiefs, Scotland Claymores), born in Compton, California (d. 1999)
  • Aug 29 Jacco Eltingh, Dutch tennis player (1993 ATP World Doubles), born in Heerde, Netherlands
  • Aug 31 James Robinson, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Aug 31 Steve Nikataras, cricketer (left-arm pace bowler for NSW 1996-97)
  • Aug 31 Arie van Lent, Dutch-German footballer
  • Sep 1 Barbara Paulus, Austrian tennis star, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Sep 1 Flora Perfetti, Faenza Italy, tennis star
  • Sep 1 Jodi Lambert, Australian 100m/200m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 3 George Lynch, American basketball forward and college coach (Charlotte/NO Hornets; UNC NCAA title 1993), born in Roanoke, Virginia
  • Sep 3 Uzooma Okeke, American born CFL guard (Montreal Alouettes), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Sep 3 Gareth Southgate, English manager of English national side and footballer (Aston Villa, Middlesbrough), born in Watford, England
  • Sep 4 Cari Read, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Sep 4 Janae Lautenschlager, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Canoga Park California
  • Sep 4 Luis Lopez, Puerto Rican baseball infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Cidra, Puerto Rico
  • Sep 5 Brad Hopkins, American NFL tackle (Houston Oilers), born in Columbia, South Carolina
  • Sep 5 Lori Harrigan, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • Sep 5 Michael Potts, American pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Langdale, Alabama
  • Sep 5 Willie Clay, American NFL safety (Detroit Lions), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 5 Mohammad Rafique, Bangladeshi cricketer, born in Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sep 6 Igor Korolev, Russian ice hockey player (Team Russia, Winnipeg), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Sep 6 Shane Heal, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Sep 6 Torrance Small, American NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Sep 8 Clarence Weatherspoon, American NBA forward (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Crawford, Mississippi
  • Sep 8 Tomur Barnes, American NFL cornerback (Houston Oilers), born in McNair, Texas
  • Sep 9 Dan Miceli, American baseball pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Sep 9 Joey Hamilton, American baseball pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • Sep 9 Mike Faulkerson, American football fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Kingsport, Tennessee
  • Sep 10 Julie Halard, French tennis star (1995 Prague), born in Versailles, France
  • Sep 11 Berry Richter, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Madison, Wisconsin
  • Sep 11 Dan Hackett, American water polo goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Syracuse, New York
  • Sep 11 William Joppy, American professional boxer, born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Sep 12 Rebecca Joyce, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 13 Marc Latupeirissa, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • Sep 13 Martín Herrera, Argentine footballer, born in Río Cuarto, Argentina
  • Sep 14 Francesco Casagrande, Italian road racing cyclist, born in Florence, Italy
  • Sep 16 Anthony Marshall, American NFL safety (Chicago Bears), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Sep 16 Paul Shuey, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Lima, Ohio
  • Sep 17 Al Fontenot, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 17 Ashley Ambrose, NFL cornerback (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Sep 17 Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 18 Everett Lindsay, American NFL guard and center (Minnesota Vikings), born in Burlington, Iowa
  • Sep 18 Mike Compton, American NFL center and guard (Detroit Lions), born in Richlands, Virginia
  • Sep 19 Antti Törmänen, NHL forward (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Ottawa), born in Espoo, Finland
  • Sep 20 John Copeland, American NFL defensive end (Cin Bengals), born in Lanett, Alabama
  • Sep 21 Michael O'Shea, Canadian CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in North Bay, Ontario
  • Sep 22 Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Sep 22 Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 22 Mike Matheny, catcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sep 22 Prince Wimbley, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Sep 22 Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
  • Sep 23 Georgios Koltsidas, Greek footballer
  • Sep 24 Jeanette Kollasch, American WPVA volleyballer (Pismo-17th-1995), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • Sep 24 Kristin Talbot, American speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Schuylerville New York
  • Sep 24 Paul Spoljaric, Canadian pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Sep 24 Winfred Tubbs, American NFL linebacker (Pro Bowl 1998; New Orleans Saints, SF 49ers), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • Sep 25 Curtis Buckley, American NFL safety (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Oakdale, Louisiana
  • Sep 25 Damon Pieri, American NFL safety (Carolina Panthers), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Sep 25 Doug Pelfrey, American NFL kicker (Cin Bengals), born in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
  • Sep 26 Paul Laus, Canadian NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Beamsville, Canada
  • Sep 26 Trevor Ruffin, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Sep 28 Kimiko Date, tennis star (1996 Japan Open), born in Kyoto, Japan
  • Sep 29 Chris Mims, NFL defensive end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sep 29 Derrick Oden, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Sep 29 Joseph Hudson, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 29 Luke Bodensteiner, cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Sep 29 Nicolas Pereira, Salto Uruguay, tennis pro
  • Sep 30 Eric Piatkowski, NBA guard/forward (LA Clippers)
  • Oct 1 Alexei Zhamnov, Russian NHL center (Winnipeg Jets; Olympic gold 1992), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Oct 1 Gaston Taument, Dutch soccer winger (15 caps; Feyenoord), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Oct 1 Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan steeplechaser (World C'ship gold 1991, 93, 95; Olympic silver 1996), born in Marakwet District, Kenya
  • Oct 1 Ronnie Bradford, American NFL defensive back and coach (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos; La. Tech., USC), born in Minot, North Dakota
  • Oct 2 Eddie Guardado, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2002-03; AL saves leader 2002; Minnesota Twins), born in Stockton, California

Deaths in Sport