On This Day

Year 1971 in Sports History (Part 9)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 801 - 822 of 822

  • Dec 23 Steve Stenstrom, American football quarterback (Chicago Bears), born in Lake Forest, California
  • Dec 23 Michalis Klokidis, Greek footballer, born in Greece
  • Dec 23 Wim Vansevenant, Belgian cyclist, born in Diksmuide, Belgium
  • Dec 24 Tamir Bloom, American fencer-epee (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 25 Terry Vaughn, American CFL receiver (1006 career receptions, 1st in CFL history to reach 1,000; Grey Cup 1998, 2003), born in Sumter, South Carolina
  • Dec 26 Mark Lathwell, English cricketer (England opening batsman v Australia 1993), born in Bletchley, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 Bryan Smolinski, NHL forward (Team USA, Pitts Penguins), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Dec 27 James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions), born in Fairfield, Texas
  • Dec 27 Duncan Ferguson, Scottish footballer
  • Dec 28 Melvin Nieves, Puerto Rican professional baseball outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Dec 28 Steve Morrison, US NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Dec 28 Benny Agbayani, American baseball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Dec 28 William Gates, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Dec 29 Jay Fiedler, American NFL quarterback (Amsterdam Admirals), born in Long Island, New York
  • Dec 29 Margot Thien, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • Dec 29 Mark Montreuil, Canadian NFL cornerback (San Diego Chargers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dec 30 Sylvester Wright, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Dec 30 Thomas Strzalkowski, American fencer-sabre (Olympics 1996), born in Kraków, Poland
  • Dec 31 Brent Barry, American NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Hempstead, New York
  • Dec 31 Erin Warren, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Winchester Massachusetts
  • Dec 31 Heath Shuler, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints), born in Bryson City, North Carolina
  • Dec 31 Ricardo López Felipe, Spanish footballer, born in Madrid, Spain

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport