On This Day

1973 in Sport (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 758

  • Jun 28 Brian Maisonneuve, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jun 28 Adrian Annus, Hungarian athlete, born in Szeged, Hungary
  • Jun 29 George Hincapie, American road cyclist (Olympics-76th-92, 96), born in Queens, New York
  • Jun 30 Chan Ho Park, Kong Ju City Korea, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
  • Jun 30 Dodda Ganesh, Indian cricketer and pace bowler (Karnataka & India), born in Bengaluru, India
  • Jul 3 Adrian Aucoin, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Jul 3 Devin Bush, NFL strong safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 3 Fred Rodriguez, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Jul 4 Justin Ring, CFL linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Kamloops, Canada
  • Jul 4 Keiko Ihara, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Jul 4 Michael Johnson, English-born Jamaican footballer, born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jul 4 Jan Magnussen, Danish racing driver, born in Roskilde, Denmark
  • Jul 5 Christy Rowe, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Jul 5 Michal Sýkora, Czech NHL defenseman (Sharks, Olympic gold 1998), born in Pardubice, Czechoslovakia
  • Jul 5 Marcus Allbäck, Swedish footballer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Jul 5 René Spies, German bobsledder, born in Winterberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
  • Jul 7 Matt Mantei, American baseball player, born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jul 7 Kārlis Skrastiņš, Latvian ice hockey player, born in Riga, Latvia (d. 2011)
  • Jul 9 Katasha Artis, WNBA forward (Charlotte Sting)
  • Jul 9 Kelly Holcomb, American football quarterback (Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns), born in Fayetteville, Tennessee
  • Jul 11 Albert Guardado Jr, Redlands California, light flyweight boxer (Olymp-96)
  • Jul 11 Christine Monge, female pitcher (Colo Silver Bullets), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 11 Konstantinos Kenteris, Greek athlete
  • Jul 12 Christian Vieri, Italian footballer
  • Jul 13 Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 13 Ariel Silvio Zárate, Argentine footballer
  • Jul 14 Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)
  • Jul 14 Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
  • Jul 16 Shaun Pollock, South African cricket all-rounder (108 Tests, captain 2000-03), born in Port Elizabeth, RSA
  • Jul 16 Stefano Garzelli, Italian cyclist, born in Varese, Italy
  • Jul 17 Horacio Llamas, Mexican NBA center (Phoenix Suns), born in Rosario, Mexico
  • Jul 20 Peter Forsberg, Ornskoldsvik Swe, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Jul 20 Mads Rieper, Danish footballer
  • Jul 21 Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Jul 22 Mike Sweeney, American baseball player
  • Jul 23 Darvin Ham, NBA forward (Wash Wizards)
  • Jul 23 Kyle Walters, CFL defensive back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 23 Nomar Garciaparra, American MLB shortstop (6-time All Star), born in Whittier, California
  • Jul 25 Kevin Phillips, English footballer (Sunderland), born in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England
  • Jul 26 Jean-François Bergeron, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
  • Jul 26 Peter Heijstek, Dutch soccer player (DFC/Dordrecht '90)
  • Jul 27 Niki Jenkins, Canadian 72 kg judoka (Olympic gold 1996), born in Selkirk, Manitoba
  • Jul 27 Gorden Tallis, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Townsville, Queensland, Australia
  • Jul 28 Nixon A McNamara McClean, West Indies cricket fast bowler (ODI 1996)
  • Jul 30 Andrea Gaudenzi, Italian tennis player (1990 French Open junior), born in Faenza, Italy
  • Jul 30 Markus Naslund, Swedish NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
  • Jul 31 Andy MacDonald, American skateboarder (8-time X Games Vert & Vert Doubles champion), born in Melrose, Massachusetts
  • Aug 1 Ben Johnson, Australian cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman), born in Naracoorte, South Australia
  • Aug 1 Gregg Berhalter, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 1 Mario Bennett, American NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns), born in Denton, Texas
  • Aug 1 Veerle Dejaeghere, Belgian athlete, born in Izegem, Belgium
  • Aug 2 George Zidek, Czech NBA center (Denver Nuggets, Charlotte Hornets), born in Zlin, Czechia
  • Aug 2 Karina Habsudova, Slovak tennis player (1995 Futures Czech), born in Bojnice, Slovakia
  • Aug 2 Nancy Drolet, Canadian ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Drummondville, Canada
  • Aug 2 Susie O'Neill, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 200m butterfly 1992; 200m freestyle 1996), born in Mackay, Queensland
  • Aug 2 Danie Keulder, Namibian cricketer, born in Keetmanshoop, Namibia
  • Aug 2 Brendan Dolan, Irish darts player (2011 - played perfect 9 dart game), born in Enniskillen, United Kingdom
  • Aug 3 Kurt Grote, American 100m/200m breaststroke (Olympic 6th 1996)
  • Aug 3 Nikos Dabizas, Greek footballer, born in Amyntaio, Greece
  • Aug 4 Alex Molden, cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Aug 4 Eddie Cade, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Aug 4 Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 4 Xavier Marchand, French swimmer
  • Aug 5 Brendan Todd, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Sanwar Hossain, Bangladeshi cricketer
  • Aug 6 Robert Lee, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 6 Max Kellerman, American sportscaster
  • Aug 6 Stuart O'Grady, Australian cyclist
  • Aug 7 Bo Hanson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in New South Wales, Australia
  • Aug 7 Kevin Muscat, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Crawley, United Kingdom
  • Aug 7 Kimmo Rinatnen, Finnish hockey forward (Team Finland Olympic bronze 1998), born in Rauma, Finland
  • Aug 7 Danny Graves, American baseball player, born in South Vietnam
  • Aug 8 Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
  • Aug 9 Jay Hagood, tackle (NY Jets)
  • Aug 9 Jimmy King, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors)
  • Aug 9 Filippo Inzaghi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 10 Jessica Grieco, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Englewood, New Jersey
  • Aug 10 Lisa Raymond, American tennis star (11 Grand Slam double titles), born in Norristown, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 10 Mark Doubleday, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 10 Sherriden May, NFL fullback (NY Jets)
  • Aug 10 Javier Zanetti, Argentinian footballer
  • Aug 11 Edgardo Alfonzo, Sta Teresa Venezuela, infielder (NY Mets)
  • Aug 11 Thomas Haskins, CFL running back (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Aug 12 Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Aug 12 Moses Ware, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)
  • Aug 12 Todd Marchant, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Aug 12 Joseba Beloki, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 13 Armon Williams, American football safety & linebacker (Tennessee Oilers), born in Chandler, Arizona
  • Aug 13 Sherman Williams, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 13 Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer, born in Oakdale, California (d. 2007)
  • Aug 14 Kieren Perkins, Australian swimmer (Olympic gold 1,500m 1992, 96), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Aug 14 Mike Mamula, American NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Lackawanna, New York
  • Aug 14 Nancy Sweetnam, Canadian 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Lindsay, Canada
  • Aug 14 Wayne Chrebet, American NFL wide receiver (NY Jets), born in Garfield, New Jersey
  • Aug 14 Jay-Jay Okocha, Nigerian footballer, born in Enugu, Nigeria
  • Aug 14 Jared Borgetti, Mexican footballer, born in Culiacancito, Mexico
  • Aug 15 Marcus Jones, defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Aug 16 Damian Jackson, American baseball player
  • Aug 17 A J Wood, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 17 Paul Wiggins, offensive linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport