On This Day

1971 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 880

  • Mar 10 Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • Mar 10 Steve Arnold, British racing driver
  • Mar 11 Jiri Vykoukai, Olomouc CZ, hockey player (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 11 Martin Rucinsky, Most Cze, NHL left wing (Canadiens, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 12 Greg Hansell, pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Bellflower, California
  • Mar 12 Isaiah Rider, American NBA guard/forward (Minn Timberwolves, Port Trailblazers), born in Oakland, California
  • Mar 12 Raul Mondesi, MLB outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 13 Curtis Conway, American NFL wide receiver and kick returner (Chicago Bears), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 13 Chen Li-Ling, Chinese tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX), born in Xiangtan, Hunan, China
  • Mar 13 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996), born in Casino, New South Wales
  • Mar 13 Ralf Kleinmann, American football player from Germany, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Mar 13 Robert Samuels, West Indian cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • Mar 13 Ryan Hayden, American athlete, 400m hurdler, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Mar 13 Tony Vinson, NFL running back (Atl Falcons, Lon Monarchs, Balt Ravens)
  • Mar 14 Ernie Brown, CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Mar 15 Patrick Reidy, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 16 Brett Carolan, NFL tight end (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 16 Eric Ravotti, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 17 Katrina Colleton, WNBA guard/forward (LA Sparks)
  • Mar 17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player, born in Maryland Heights, Missouri
  • Mar 19 Cory Fleming, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Mar 19 Kirk Botkin, NFL tight end (New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 19 Louie Debrusk, Cambridge, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
  • Mar 19 Marty Moore, NFL inside linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Mar 19 Taase Faumui, NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Mar 19 Whitney Hedgepeth, 100m/200m backstroke (2 Olympic silver medals 1996)
  • Mar 20 Janis Kelly, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mar 20 Manny Alexander, Dominican infielder (Baltimore Orioles), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 21 Hason Graham, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)
  • Mar 22 Richard Castillo, jockey
  • Mar 23 Alexander Selivanov, NHL right wing (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Mar 23 Chris Lipuma, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 23 Demetrius DuBose, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Mar 25 Aashish Kapoor, cricketer (Indian off-spin batsman 1994- )
  • Mar 25 Andre Bolduc, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Mar 25 Cammi Granato, ice hockey forward (USA, Olympics 1998)
  • Mar 25 Perry Klein, NFL quarterback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Olympic gold 1996)
  • Mar 26 Dave DeGraaf, Lansing Mich, team handball circle (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 26 Jesus Tavarez, outfielder (Florida Marlins), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 26 Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis star, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 26 Tommy Fagan, CFL/NFL defensive end (Atl Falcons, Winn Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 28 Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 28 Wesley Person, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Mar 30 Mari Holden, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Person of interestPavel Bure

Mar 31 Pavel Bure, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Moscow, Russia

Ice Hockey Great Pavel Bure
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  • Apr 1 Daniel Vacek, tennis star, born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • Apr 1 Ernest Jones, NFL defensive end (Saints, Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 1 Shinji Nakano, Japanese race car driver
  • Apr 2 James Ransom, Epee fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Apr 2 Todd Woodbridge, Australian tennis player, broadcaster (16 Grand Slam doubles titles), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Apr 3 Anthony McClanahan, American football linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Apr 3 Peter Schwab, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 3 Picabo Street, American skier (Olympic gold 1994), born in Triumph, Idaho
  • Apr 3 Quilvio Veras, Major League Baseball second baseman, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Apr 4 Felipe Lira, baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Santa Teresa, Venezuela
  • Apr 4 Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 4 Yanic Perreault, Canadian ice hockey center (LA Kings), born in Sherbrooke, Canada
  • Apr 5 Bob Kuberski, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Apr 5 Finidi George, soccer player (Ajax)
  • Apr 5 Stuart Peele, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 6 Tom Sorensen, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Apr 6 Lou Merloni, American baseball player
  • Apr 7 Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Apr 7 Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 7 Victor Kraatz, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th), born in Berlin, West Germany
  • Apr 8 Marc Peers, tornado sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • Apr 9 Anthony Redmon, American NFL guard (Arizona Cardinals), born in Brewton, Alabama
  • Apr 9 Derwin Gray, NFL center (Indianapolis Colts), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Apr 9 James Hundon, American football wide receiver (Cincinnati Bengals), born in San Francisco, California
  • Apr 9 Wang Yang, youngest Olympic record breaker at age 17 (Olympics 1988)
  • Apr 9 Peter Canavan, Gaelic footballer, born in Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • Apr 9 Jacques Villeneuve, French-Canadian race car driver, born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
  • Apr 10 Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan
  • Apr 10 Mihai Bagiu, American gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Timisoara Romania
  • Apr 10 Nana Miyagi, tennis star (1995 final Surabaya doubles), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Apr 12 Fernando Meligeni, Argentine tennis star, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Apr 12 Kent Manderville, Canadian ice hockey player (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Apr 12 Tyrone Chatman, CFL linebacker (BC Lions)
  • Apr 13 Charles "Bo" Outlaw, American NBA forward (LA Clippers, Orlando Magic), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Apr 14 Antonio London, NFL linebacker (Detroit Lions), born in Tullahoma, Tennessee
  • Apr 14 Gregory Zaun, American baseball analyst & catcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in Glendale, California
  • Apr 14 Miguel Calero, Colombian footballer, born in Ginebra, Colombia (d. 2012)
  • Apr 15 Craig Whelihan, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 15 Derek Brown, NFL running back (New Orleans Saints)
  • Apr 15 Guivi Sissaouri, Canada freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1996), born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Apr 15 Jason Sehorn, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants)
  • Apr 15 Rich McKenzie, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns)
  • Apr 15 Tim Tindale, NFL running back (Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 16 Natasha Zvereva, Belarusian tennis ace (18 Grand Slam double titles), born in Minsk, Belarus
  • Apr 17 David Oliver, Canadian NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers), born in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada
  • Apr 18 Dan Kordic, Canadian NHL defenseman (Philadelphia Flyers), born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Apr 18 Oleg Petrov, NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Apr 20 Allan Houston, American basketball player (NY Knicks, Detroit Pistons), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 20 Chris Penn, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs, Chicago Bears), born in Lenapah, Oklahoma
  • Apr 20 Grant Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Canberra, Australia
  • Apr 20 John Senden, Australian golfer (2 PGA Tour titles), born in Brisbane, Queensland
  • Apr 20 Terry Smith, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts), born in Clemson, South Carolina
  • Apr 20 Yonel Jourdain, American NFL running back and kick returner (Buffalo Bills), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 20 Carla Geurts, Dutch freestyle swimmer, born in Geldrop, Netherlands

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport