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Year 1974 in Sports History (Part 5)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 549

  • Sep 2 Karina Wieland, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 3 Rebecca Bailey, New Zealand cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Sep 4 Jean Lavertue, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Sep 4 Lincoln Roberts, West Indian cricketer, born in Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Sep 5 Rawl Lewis, West Indian cricketer, born in Grenada
  • Sep 6 Tim Henman, English tennis player, born in Oxford, England
  • Sep 7 Antonio McDyess, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 2001; Denver Nuggets, Detroit Pistons), born in Quitman, Mississippi
  • Sep 7 Mario Frick, Liechtenstein soccer striker, manager (125 caps; FC Vaduz), born in Chur, Switzerland
  • Sep 8 Braulio Luna, Mexican soccer midfielder (32 caps; San Luis), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Sep 9 Leah O'Brien, American softball player (Olympic gold 1996), born in Garden Grove, California
  • Sep 10 Ben Wallace, NBA forward (Wash Wizards), born in White Hall, Alabama
  • Sep 11 Lucian Sahetapy, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Groningen, Netherlands
  • Sep 12 Nuno Valente, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Sep 13 Travis Knight, American NBA center (Boston Celtics), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Sep 14 Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m, 5k 2004), born in Berkane, Morocco
  • Sep 17 Bas Leferink, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Sep 17 Jason Hewitt, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 17 Rasheed Wallace, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Sep 18 Sol Campbell, English footballer, born in Plaistow, London
  • Sep 18 Ticha Penicheiro, Portuguese basketball player (Sacramento Monarchs), born in Figueira da Foz, Portugal
  • Sep 21 Andy Todd, English footballer
  • Sep 22 Gary Trent, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Sep 23 Doris Glenn Easterly, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Sep 24 Kiwane Garris, American NBA guard (Denver Nuggets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 24 Matt McKeon, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Florissant, Missouri
  • Sep 26 Gary Hall Jr., American competition swimmer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sep 26 Martin Muursepp, Estonian NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks), born in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Sep 27 Edward Thomas, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Sep 28 Joonas Kolkka, Finnish footballer
  • Sep 28 Mariya Kiselyova, Russian swimmer
  • Sep 30 Jeremy Giambi, American baseball player
  • Oct 1 Christian Borle, American actor (play Peter and the Starcatcher), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Oct 3 Mike Johnson, Canadian hockey right wing and broadcaster (Toronto Maple Leafs; NHL Network, TSN), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • Oct 6 Brian Kelly, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Mission Viejo, California
  • Oct 6 Geert Jelle de Vries, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Oct 6 Kenny Jonsson, Angelholm SW, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, NY Islander)
  • Oct 6 Walter Centeno, Costa Rican footballer
  • Oct 7 Benjamin Oberman, American pairs skater (with partner Naomi Grabow), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 7 Shannon MacMillan, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Syosset, New York
  • Oct 8 Rashaan Salaam, American College Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1994, U of Colorado; NFL: Chicago Bears), born in San Diego, California (d. 2016)
  • Oct 8 Rod Manuel, American defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Oct 8 Fredrik Modin, Swedish hockey player, born in Sundsvall, Sweden
  • Oct 8 Koji Murofushi, Japanese hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2004), born in Numazu, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan
  • Oct 9 Kavika Pittman, American defensive end (Dallas Cowboys), born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Oct 9 Keith Booth, American NBA forward (Chicago Bulls), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Oct 10 Chris Pronger, Canadian NHL defenseman (Team Canada Olympics 1998, St. Louis), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 10 Julio Ricardo Cruz, Argentine footballer (Internazionale), born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina
  • Oct 10 Dale Earnhardt Jr., American auto racer, team owner and broadcaster (Daytona 500 2004, 14; Busch Series 1998-99), born in Kannapolis, North Carolina
  • Oct 11 Jason Arnott, Canadian NHL center (Edmonton Oilers), born in Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Canada
  • Oct 11 Terje Håkonsen, Norwegian snowboarder, born in Vinje, Norway
  • Oct 12 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Edmonton)
  • Oct 12 Stephen Lee, English snooker player, born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire
  • Oct 16 Jermaine Lewis, wide receiver (Baltimore Ravens)
  • Oct 16 Paul Kariya, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks, Olympics 1998), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Oct 17 John Rocker, American baseball player
  • Oct 18 Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer
  • Oct 19 Percy Ellsworth, safety (NY Giants)
  • Oct 20 Ayelet Ohayon, Israel, Women's foil fencer (Olympics 1996)
  • Oct 20 Jerald Honeycutt, NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks)
  • Oct 22 Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)
  • Oct 23 Beatrice Faumuina, New Zealand discus thrower (Olympics 96), born in Auckland
  • Oct 23 Dani Tyler, softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 23 Sander Westerveld, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Oct 24 Nathan Parks, NFL tackle (KC Chiefs), born in Chico, California
  • Oct 24 Jamal Mayers, Canadian NHL hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 25 Chris Murray, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Port Hardy, British Columbia
  • Oct 25 Frank Middleton, American NFL football player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Beaumont, Texas
  • Oct 25 Lee Byung-Kyu, South Korean baseball player, born in Gimje, North Jeolla Province, South Korea
  • Oct 27 Juan Viedma, Dutch soccer player (Ajax, NEC), born in Heemskerk, Netherlands
  • Oct 28 Braden Looper, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Weatherford, Oklahoma
  • Oct 28 Henri Crockett, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Oct 28 Dejan Stefanović, Serbian footballer
  • Oct 28 Vicente Moreno, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 29 Mike Crawford, linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Oct 29 R A Dickey, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star, NL Cy Young Award, NL strikeout leader 2012; Gold Glove Award 2013; NY Mets, Toronto Blue Jays), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 29 Michael Vaughan, English cricketer
  • Oct 31 Jeff Gooch, American football linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Oct 31 Serge Heuveling, Dutch soccer player (NEC)
  • Oct 31 Muzzy Izzet, Turkish footballer, born in Mile End, London
  • Nov 1 V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Nov 2 Ruslan Salei, Belarusian ice hockey defenceman (917 NHL games; died in Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash), born in Minsk, Belarus (d. 2011)
  • Nov 2 Orlando Cabrera, Colombian baseball shortstop (Gold Glove Award 2001, 07; Montreal Expos; Boston Red Sox), born in Cartagena, Colombia
  • Nov 3 Tariq Abdul Wahad, French basketball forward (first French player in NBA; Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks), born in Paris, France
  • Nov 5 Conrad Hamilton, American football cornerback (NY Giants), born in Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Nov 5 Jerry Stackhouse, American NBA guard and forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Nov 5 Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer, born in Zadar, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Nov 6 Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Mouscron, Belgium (d. 2009)
  • Nov 7 Kris Benson, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Superior, Wisconsin
  • Nov 7 Tarek Saleh, American football linebacker (Carolina Panthers), born in Woodbridge, Connecticut
  • Nov 9 Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer, born in Conegliano, Italy
  • Nov 11 Phillip Ward, American NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Gardena, California
  • Nov 15 Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Nov 16 Maurizio Margaglio, Italian ice dancer, born in Milan, Italy
  • Nov 16 Paul Scholes, British footballer, born in Salford, United Kingdom
  • Nov 17 Marc Edwards, NFL fullback (SF 49ers)
  • Nov 19 Orlando Fuentes, Ellsworth AFB SD, half-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 20 Brad Williams, Australian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests, 9 wickets; 25 ODIs, 35 wickets), born in Frankston, Australia
  • Nov 20 Drew Ginn, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in South Gippsland Shire, Australia
  • Nov 20 Jerald Moore, American football running back (St Louis Rams), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 20 Kirk Reynolds, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Outlook, Saskatchewan, Canada

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport