1971 in Sport (Part 7)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 1,000

  • Aug 9 Mary Joe Fernandez, Dom Rep, tennis player (US National 16s)
  • Aug 9 Scott Karl, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Fontana, California
  • Aug 9 Davide Rebellin, Italian cyclist
  • Aug 10 Craig Newsome, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Aug 10 Martin Quinney, Quesnel BC, Canada Tour golfer (1994 Glen Meadows-2nd)
  • Aug 10 Mike Morreale, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 10 Paul Newlove, rugby league player
  • Aug 10 Roy Keane, soccer player
  • Aug 10 Sal Fasano, catcher (KC Royals), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 10 Mario César Kindelán Mesa, Cuban boxer
  • Aug 11 Aaron Miller, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 11 Tommy Mooney, English football player
  • Aug 12 Jim Walker, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales

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Aug 12 Pete Sampras, tennis champ (14 grand slam titles), born in Washington, D.C.

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  • Aug 13 Camille Thompson, Salmon Arm BC, basketball center (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 13 Chad Cota, NFL safety (Carolina Panthers)
  • Aug 13 Marcus Ragnarsson, Ostervala SWE, NHL defenseman (SJ Sharks, Sweden)
  • Aug 13 Ron Dickerson, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores, London Monarchs)
  • Aug 13 Patrick Carpentier, Quebec race car driver
  • Aug 14 Adam Timmerman, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Aug 14 Christopher R Nelloms, sprinter, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Aug 14 James Folston, NFL defensive end (Oakland Raiders)
  • Aug 14 Mark Loretta, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Aug 14 Pramodaya Wickremasinhghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan fast-medium bowler)
  • Aug 14 Sean Hill, NFL cornerback (Miami Dolphins)
  • Aug 14 Stan White, NFL/WLAF quarterback (NY Giants, London Monarchs)
  • Aug 15 Perry Carter, NFL cornerback (KC Chiefs, Oakland Raiders), born in McComb, Mississippi
  • Aug 16 Nigel Williams, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 16 Troy Alexander, CFL defensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Aug 16 Willie Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Aug 16 Stefan Klos, German footballer
  • Aug 17 Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Aug 18 Jonathan David Winter, 100m backstroker (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Aug 18 Kevin Bouie, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles, Ariz Cardinals)
  • Aug 18 Mindy Czuleger, WPVA volleyballer (Myrtle Bch-17th-1994), born in Inglewood, California
  • Aug 19 Mary Joe Fernandez, Dom Rep, US tennis star (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 19 João Vieira Pinto, Portuguese football player
  • Aug 20 Bernard Whittington, defensive end (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 20 Brett Bech, wide receiver (New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 20 Kevin Hickman, NFL tight end (Detroit Lions)
  • Aug 20 Oronde Gadsden, NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 20 Steve Stone, English footballer
  • Aug 21 Shayne Edge, American NFL/WLAF punter (Steelers, Barcelona Dragons), born in Lake City, Florida
  • Aug 22 Bernard Carter, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Jaguars, Frankfurt Galaxy), born in Miami, Florida
  • Aug 23 Hugh Douglas, NFL defensive end (NY Jets)
  • Aug 23 Demetrio Albertini, Italian footballer
  • Aug 25 Makoto Kawahira, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Aug 25 Michael Chack, Toms River NJ, figure skater (1997 Pac Coast Sr champ)
  • Aug 26 Jocelyn Borgella, NFL cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Aug 26 Sharon Tina Jenkins, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Aug 27 Ernest Faber, soccer player (PSV)
  • Aug 27 Jim Flanigan, NFL defensive tackle (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 28 Janet Evans, Fullerton CA, 400m/800m swimmer (Olympic 4 gold-88, 92, 96)
  • Aug 28 Olaf Sheep, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, NAC)
  • Aug 28 Raul Marquez, Mexican-American boxer (Olympic-92), born in Valle Hermoso, Tamaulipas, Mexico
  • Aug 28 Todd Eldredge, American figure skater (1996 World champion and a six-time U.S. national champion), born in Chatham, Massachusetts
  • Aug 29 Dennis de Brown, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Aug 29 Henry Blanco, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Aug 30 Aubrey Beavers, NFL/WLAF linebacker (Miami Dolphins, Rhein Fire)
  • Aug 30 Joseph Fitzgerald, American team handball center back (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Aug 30 Tre Johnson, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)
  • Aug 31 Greg Jefferson, NFL defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Aug 31 Mike Caldwell, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals)
  • Aug 31 Pádraig Harrington, Irish golfer
  • Sep 1 Gabe Wilkins, NFL defensive end (GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Sep 1 Moses Kiptanui, Kenyan 3K runner (world record)
  • Sep 1 Hakan Şükür, Turkish footballer
  • Sep 2 Rich Aurilia, infielder (SF Giants), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Sep 2 Tommy Maddox, NFL quarterback (NY Giants)
  • Sep 2 Tom Steels, Belgian cyclist
  • Sep 3 Glen Housman, Australian swimmer (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Rockhampton, Queensland
  • Sep 4 Brian Storey, 470 sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond, British Columbia
  • Sep 4 John Thierry, NFL defensive end (Chicago Bears)
  • Sep 4 Monty Grow, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Sep 4 Tyrone Johnson, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Sep 4 Maik Taylor, Northern Irish footballer
  • Sep 5 Carlester Crumpler, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • Sep 5 Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam
  • Sep 5 Adam Hollioake, England cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Sep 6 Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
  • Sep 6 Holli Rene Hyche, runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Sep 6 Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Sep 6 Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer
  • Sep 7 Briana Scurry, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 7 Tonny Jensen, Australian basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 7 Wesley Leasy, NFL linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Sep 8 David Merritt, NFL outside linebacker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Sep 8 Greg Minor, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • Sep 8 Jan Pardavy, hockey forward (Team Slovakia)
  • Sep 9 Jill Sudduth, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sep 10 Brandon Harrison, NFL wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sep 10 Brian Earley, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Fresno, California
  • Sep 10 Chris Oeding, water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Ana, California
  • Sep 11 Mack Strong, NFL fullback (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 11 Todd Norman, NFL guard (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Sep 11 Shelton Quarles, American football player
  • Sep 12 Terry Dehere, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings)
  • Sep 13 Goran Ivanisevic, Croatia, tennis star (1991, 1994, 1998 Wimbledon finalist; 2001 wildcard Wimbledon winner)
  • Sep 13 Richie Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Jets), born in Olney, Maryland
  • Sep 13 Ted Drury, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Boston, Massachusetts

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport