On This Day

Year 1974 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 549

  • Jun 24 Adam Treu, guard/tackle (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jun 24 Carrie Zarse, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jun 25 Leeland McElroy, American football running back (Arizona Cardinals), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Jun 25 Vernon Crawford, American football linebacker (New England Patriots), born in Texas City, Texas

Person of interestDerek Jeter

Jun 26 Derek Jeter, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • Jun 26 Dieter Kalt, Austrian ice hockey forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • Jun 26 Jason Kendall, American baseball catcher (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in San Diego, California
  • Jun 27 Juran Bolden, American NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Jun 28 Atilla Buday, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 28 Josh[ua] Crosby, Manchester Mass, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 28 Abdul-Karim al-Jabbar, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Jun 28 Rob Dyrdek, American entrepreneur, TV personality (Ridiculousness) and professional skateboarder, born in Kettering, Ohio
  • Jun 30 Melanie Lambert, American ice skater
  • Jun 30 Hezekiel Sepeng, Potchefstroom South Africa, South African athlete
  • Jul 1 Michele Krasnoo, American actress (Kickboxer IV), born in Culver City, California
  • Jul 1 Jefferson Pérez, Ecuadorian race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1996), born in Cuenca, Ecuador
  • Jul 2 Sean Casey, American baseball player
  • Jul 3 Jamie Feick, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Jul 4 La'Roi Glover, American football player, born in San Diego, California
  • Jul 5 Márcio Amoroso, Brazilian footballer, born in Brasília, Brazil
  • Jul 6 Steve Sullivan, Canadian NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Timmins, Ontario, Canada
  • Jul 6 Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer (Palmeiras), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Jul 7 Patrick Lalime, Canadian NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Saint-Bonaventure, California
  • Jul 8 Demetrius Allen, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jul 11 André Ooijer, Dutch soccer defender (55 caps; PSV, Blackburn Rovers), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Jul 11 Hermann Hreiðarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Jul 12 Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Jul 13 Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
  • Jul 14 Erick Dampier, NBA center (SF Warriors)
  • Jul 15 Janice Bremner, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • Jul 16 Michelle Chandler, Australian basketball point guard (Olymp-bronze-96), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Jul 16 Wendell Sailor, Australian rugby league and union footballer, born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Jul 18 Derek Anderson, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jul 19 Vincent Spadea, tennis star, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 19 Preston Wilson, baseball player
  • Jul 20 "Big Money" Bengie Molina [Benjamin José Molina], Puerto Rican baseball player (Texas Rangers), born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
  • Jul 21 Geoff Jenkins, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 2003; World Series 2008; Milwaukee Brewers, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Olympia, Washington
  • Jul 23 Maurice Greene, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m 2000; World C'ship gold 100m 1997; 100m, 200m, 4x100m 1999; WR 100m 9.79s 1999), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Jul 23 Terry Glenn, American football player (New England Patriots), born in Columbus, Ohio (d. 2017)
  • Jul 23 Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist
  • Jul 25 Todd Fuller, American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • Jul 26 Dean Sturridge, English football striker, born in Birmingham, England
  • Jul 29 Derek Wilkinson, Lasalle, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Jul 30 Radostin Kishishev, Bulgarian footballer, born in Burgas, Bulgaria
  • Jul 30 Jason Robinson, English dual-code rugby player, born in Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Jul 31 Jonathan Ogden, American College, Pro Football Hall of Fame offensive tackle (11-time Pro Bowl; Baltimore Ravens), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Aug 1 Kerwin Waldroup, American football player (Detroit Lions), born in Country Club Hills, Illinois
  • Aug 1 Beckie Scott, Canadian cross-country skiing athlete, born in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada
  • Aug 2 Nabil Bouchlal, Dutch soccer player (Willem II), born in Tilburg, Netherlands
  • Aug 2 Paul Grasmanis, American defensive tackle (Chicago Bears), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Aug 3 Blaine Wilson, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Aug 4 Canute Curtis, linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Aug 4 Kily González, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 4 Keenan Milton, Professional Skater
  • Aug 5 Frankie Hejduk, soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in La Mesa, California
  • Aug 5 Antoine Sibierski, French footballer
  • Aug 6 Adrian Voinea, Focsani Romania, tennis star (1995 Malta)
  • Aug 6 Bobby Petta, soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC)
  • Aug 6 Nelson Vargas, Holoyoke Mass, soccer forward (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Aug 7 Jeff Buckey, American NFL offensive lineman (Miami Dolphins), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Aug 7 Philippe De Rouville, Canadian NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
  • Aug 8 Andrei Mezin, NHL goaltender (Team Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 8 Andy Priaulx, British race car driver
  • Aug 9 Derek Fisher, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Aug 9 Tremayne Allen, tight end (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 10 Dave Fiore, tackle (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Aug 10 Walt Harris, cornerback (Chicago Bears)
  • Aug 10 David Sommeil, French footballer
  • Aug 10 Luis Marín, Costa Rican footballer
  • Aug 11 Audrey Mestre, French diver
  • Aug 11 Anju Jain, Indian cricketer(women's team)
  • Aug 12 Wendy Palmer, American basketball player, WNBA forward (Utah Starzz), born in Timberlake, North Carolina
  • Aug 13 Jarrod Washburn, American baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in La Crosse, Wisconsin
  • Aug 14 Chucky Atkins, American basketball player, born in Orlando, Florida
  • Aug 15 Ramon Morel, Villa Gonzalez Dom Rep, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)
  • Aug 16 Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Aug 16 Krizstina Egerszegi, Hungarian swimmer (5 x Olympic gold backstroke/medley 1988, 92, 96), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Aug 16 Roger Cedeno, Venezuelan outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Valencia, Venezuela
  • Aug 16 Ryan Longwell, NFL kicker (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Aug 16 Iván Hurtado, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  • Aug 18 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Guyanese cricketer (WI left-handed batsman 1994-), born in Unity Village, Guyana
  • Aug 20 Szabolcs Sáfár, Hungarian football goalkeeper, born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Aug 21 Pietra Gay, WNBA guard/forward (Houston Comets)
  • Aug 22 Agustín Pichot, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 23 Benjamin Limo, Kenyan runner, born in Eldoret, Kenya
  • Aug 24 Archie Amerson, CFL running back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Aug 24 Tony McCombs, American football linebacker (Arizona Cardinals), born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky
  • Aug 25 Chris Mantilla, diver (Olympics 1996), born in West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Aug 25 Darren Benson, NFL defensive tackle (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Aug 26 Freddie Scott, NFL wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Aug 26 Kelvin Cato, American NBA center (Portland Trailblazers), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Aug 27 José Vidro, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Aug 27 Michael Mason, New Zealand cricketer
  • Aug 28 Carsten Jancker, German footballer and coach, born in Grevesmühlen, East Germany

Person of interestJay Onrait

Aug 29 Jay Onrait, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Athabasca, Alberta

Sports Anchor Jay Onrait
Sports Anchor
Jay Onrait
  • Aug 30 Javier Otxoa, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 31 Andrei Medvedev, tennis star (1991 French Open junior), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • Aug 31 Jeremy O'day, CFL offensive linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Sep 1 Jason Taylor, American football player
  • Sep 2 Jason Lawson, NBA center (Orlando Magic)

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport