1971 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,000

  • Feb 25 Nova Peris, Darwin Australia, field hockey left halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Feb 26 Rick Lyle, defensive end/defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • Feb 27 Ivan Robinson, US boxer (Olympic-92), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 27 Jaroslav Modry, Ceske-budejovice C, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
  • Feb 27 Rich Tylski, guard/center (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Mar 1 Allen Johnson, long jumper/110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Mar 1 Andre Karnebeek, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Mar 1 Austin Robbins, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders, New Orleans Saints)
  • Mar 1 Shepherd Clark, figure skater (1994, 97 Eastern Sr champ), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mar 1 Tim Prinsen, CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Mar 1 Tyler Hamilton, Marblehead Mass, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 1 Zahoor Elahi, cricketer (Pakistan opening batsman v NZ 1996)
  • Mar 2 James Hammerstrand, LaMesa California, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 2 Ray Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Mar 2 Ruffin Hamilton, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mar 3 Terryl Ulmer, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 4 Edwin van Holten, soccer player (FC Volendam)
  • Mar 4 Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • Mar 5 Brian Hunter, outfielder (Houston Astros), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Mar 5 Chad Fonville, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Mar 5 James Roberson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)
  • Mar 5 Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Mar 5 Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker
  • Mar 6 Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Mar 6 Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California
  • Mar 7 Alison Herst, kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Mar 8 Bob Boughner, Windsor, NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres)
  • Mar 8 Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Mar 8 Kit Symons, Welsh footballer
  • Mar 9 Bev Oden, Millington Tenn, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 9 Jiro Nihei, hockey goaltender (Team Japan 1998)
  • Mar 9 Lou Benfatti, NFL defensive tackle (NY Jets)
  • Mar 9 Sean Holcomb, NFL linebacker (NE Patriots)
  • Mar 10 Frank Habermann, WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)
  • Mar 10 Morris Unutoa, corner (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mar 10 Shad Williams, pitcher (California Angels), born in Fresno, California
  • Mar 10 Steve Arnold, British racing driver
  • Mar 11 Bob Kronenberg, WLAF corner (Rhein Fire)
  • 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, Bellflower CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
  • 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, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 13 Li Chen, Changsha China, tennis star (1995 Futures-Austin TX)
  • Mar 13 Paul Henderson, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 13 Ralf Kleinmann, WLAF kicker/punter (Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Mar 13 Robert Samuels, cricketer (West Indies Test opening batsman v NZ 1996)
  • Mar 13 Ryan Hayden, 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 Tommy Thigpen, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)
  • Mar 17 Bill Mueller, American baseball player
  • 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 23 Hiroyoshi Yamamoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • 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, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • 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

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Mar 31 Pavel Bure, NHL left wing (Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers), born in Minsk, Soviet Union

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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 star ('95 doubles Wimbledon), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Apr 3 Anthony McClanahan, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Apr 3 Kevin Farkas, WLAF tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
  • Apr 3 Peter Schwab, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 3 Picabo Street, skier (Olympic gold 1994)
  • Apr 3 Quilvio Veras, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, infielder (Florida Marlins)
  • Apr 4 Allan Houston, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Detroit Pistons)
  • Apr 4 Felipe Lira, Miranda Venezeula, pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Apr 4 Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 4 Yanic Perreault, Sherbrooke, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • Apr 5 Bob Kuberski, NFL defensive tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Apr 5 Finidi George, soccer player (Ajax)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport