On This Day

Year 1971 in Sports History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 822

  • Mar 19 Taase Faumui, Samoan-American NFL defensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers, 1994-95; Oakland Raiders, 1997), born in Western Samoa
  • Mar 19 Whitney Hedgepeth, American swimmer - 100m/200m backstroke (2 Olympic silver medals 1996), born in Charlottesville, Virgina
  • 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 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, 1994-96), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Mar 25 Sheryl Swoopes, Texas, WNBA forward (Houston Comets. Olympic gold 1996)
  • Mar 26 Dave DeGraaf, American team handball player (Olympics, 1996), born in Spring Arbor, Michigan
  • Mar 26 Jesús Taváres, Dominican MLB outfielder, 1993-98 (Florida Marlins, and 2 other teams), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Mar 26 Rennae Stubbs, Australian tennis player, born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Mar 28 Damien Marsh, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (World Championship, 1995 -Silver medal), born in Goondiwindi, Queensland
  • Mar 28 Wesley Person, NBA guard, 1994-2005 (Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, and 5 other teams), born in Brantley, Alabama
  • Mar 30 Mari Holden, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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

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  • Apr 1 Daniel Vacek, Czech tennis player (French Open doubles 1996, 97; US Open doubles 1997), born in Prague, Czech Republic
  • Apr 1 James Page, American boxer (WBA Welterweight champion 1998-2000), born in Pittsburg, California
  • Apr 2 Todd Woodbridge OAM, Australian tennis player (16 x Grand Slam doubles titles; 6 x GS mixed doubles titles; Olympic gold 1996) and broadcaster (7 Network, 9 Network), 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, Venezuelan MLB baseball pitcher, 1995-2001 (Detroit Tigers, and 2 other teams), born in Santa Teresa, Venezuela
  • Apr 4 Jaime Fernandez, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 4 Yanic Perreault, Canadian NHL ice hockey center, 1994-2008 (Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and 4 other teams), 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, Canadian 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, Canadian auto racer (World F1 champion 1997; Indianapolis 500 1995; Indy Car World Series 1995), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
  • 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 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 soccer goalkeeper (50 caps; Copa América 2001; Pachuca), 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
  • Apr 21 Samantha Druce, British swimmer, youngest woman to swim English Channel
  • Apr 21 Tony Mcgee, NFL tight end (Cin Bengals)
  • Apr 22 Milos Holan, Bilovec Cze, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • Apr 22 Nicklas Kulti, Swedish tennis star
  • Apr 23 Chuck Adams, Pacific Palisades California, tennis star (1989 USTA Boys), born in Pacific Palisades, California
  • Apr 24 Jeff Brohm, American football quarterback (San Francisco 49ers), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Apr 24 Ken Klee, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Apr 24 Kumar Dharmasena, Sri Lankan cricketer (Sri Lankan off-spinner), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Apr 24 Phil Rogers, Australian 100m breaststroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Adelaide, South Australia
  • Apr 25 Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 25 Brad Clontz, American baseball pitcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Stuart, Virginia
  • Apr 25 Eric England, NFL defensive end (Arizona Cardinals), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Apr 26 Ryan Yarbrough, American NFL wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens, NY Jets), born in Lakeland, Florida
  • Apr 27 Craig Keith, American football tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Apr 27 James Burton, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears), born in Torrance, California
  • Apr 28 Meredith McGrath, Midland Mich, tennis star (1996 Essen doubles)
  • Apr 28 Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 29 Sterling Hitchcock, pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Apr 30 B J Tyler, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Apr 30 Matt Martin, Hamden, NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leafs, Olympic US-94)
  • Apr 30 Ryan Hawblitzel, pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Apr 30 Ty Hallock, fullback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 1 Ethan Albright, American NFL long-snapper (Pro Bowl 2007; Washington Redskins), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • May 1 Stuart Appleby, Australian golfer (British Open 2002 runner-up; 9 PGA Tour titles, Presidents Cup x 5; 11-under-59 Greenbrier Classic 2010), born in Cohuna, Australia
  • May 2 Greg Bishop, American NFL guard (NY Giants), born in Stockton, California
  • May 4 Derrick Clark, American football fullback (Broncos, Rhein Fire), born in Apopka, Florida
  • May 4 Steve Glenn, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • May 4 Joe Borowski, American baseball player, born in Bayonne, New Jersey
  • May 4 Luiz Garcia Jr., Brazilian racing driver, born in Brasilia, Brazil

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport