On This Day

Year 1973 in Sports History (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 700

  • 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, Canadian swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 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 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 12 Latasha Byears, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • 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, American soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Aug 18 Clarence Benford, American football tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Windsor Forest, Georgia
  • Aug 18 Luke Fickell, American football defensive tackle (New Orleans Saints), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 19 Roy Rogers, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Aug 19 Marco Materazzi, Italian footballer
  • Aug 20 Todd Helton, American baseball player (Colorado Rockies), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Aug 21 Ben Mann, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 21 Ismael Valdes, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Ciudad Victoria, Mexico
  • Aug 23 James Roe, American football wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Aug 23 Jason Clemett, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Aug 23 Casey Blake, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Aug 24 Andrew Brunette, Canadian NHL left wing (Washington Capitals), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Aug 24 Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer, born in Barendrecht, Netherlands
  • Aug 26 Barret Robbins, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)
  • Aug 27 Danny Coyne, Welsh footballer
  • Aug 27 Dietmar Hamann, German footballer
  • Aug 29 Devin Wyman, American football defensive tackle (New England Patriots), born in East Palo Alto, California
  • Aug 29 Jermane Mayberry, American football offensive lineman (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Floresville, Texas
  • Aug 29 Olivier Jacque, French motorcyclist, born in Villerupt, France
  • Aug 31 Priest Lauderdale, NBA center (Denver Nuggets)
  • Aug 31 Reggie Geary, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Aug 31 Scott Niedermayer, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)
  • Sep 1 Gillian Boxx, softball catcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Fontana, California
  • Sep 1 Zach Thomas, American football player
  • Sep 2 Matthew Dunn, Leeton NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 2 Jason Blake, American hockey player
  • Sep 3 Brian Thure, American NFL tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Downey, California
  • Sep 3 Damon Stoudamire, NBA guard (Toronto Raptors), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Sep 3 Joanette Kruger, tennis star, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sep 5 Jenny Whittle, Australian basketball center (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Gold Coast, Australia
  • Sep 6 Greg Rusedski, Canadian-British tennis star (1995 Seoul), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 6 Carlo Cudicini, Italian football goalkeeper, born in Milan, Italy
  • Sep 8 Khamis Al-Owairan, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Sep 8 Khamis Al-Dossari, Saudi Arabian soccer midfielder (105 caps; Al-Hilal, Al Ittihad), born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (d. 2020)
  • Sep 9 Peter Scott, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Newcastle, Australia

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