On This Day

Year 1975 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 445

  • Aug 12 Anders Myrvold, Lorenskog Nor, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche)
  • Aug 12 Paul Gaudoin, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 12 Raegan Scott, WNBA forward/center (Utah Starzz)
  • Aug 12 Regan Upshaw, defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Aug 13 Jason Gleasman, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Aug 13 Joe Perry, English snooker player, born in Wisbech, England
  • Aug 14 Mike Vrabel, American NFL linebacker (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, New England Patriots) and coach (Tennessee Titans 2018-20), born in Akron, Ohio
  • Aug 14 Viaceslav Ivanovski, Israeli weightlifter, born in Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Aug 15 Bert Berry, linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 15 Jurgen Dirkx, soccer player (PSV)
  • Aug 15 Bertrand Berry, American football player
  • Aug 15 Vijay Bharadwaj, Indian cricketer
  • Aug 16 Felicia Zimmermann, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • Aug 16 Didier Agathe, French footballer, born in Saint-Pierre, Réunion
  • Aug 17 İlhan Mansız, German born Turkish footballer and ice skater, born in Kempten, West Germany
  • Aug 21 Simon Katich, Australian cricketer, born in Middle Swan, Australia
  • Aug 22 Charles C. Smith, American baseball player, NBA guard (Miami Heat), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Aug 22 Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 22 Clint Bolton, Australian former football goalkeeper, born in Bundaberg, Australia
  • Aug 23 Joe Andruzzi, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York
  • Aug 24 Mark de Vries, Surinamese-Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Aug 25 Molly Tuter, WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury)
  • Aug 25 Petria Thomas, Lismore NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Aug 26 Shea Seals, NBA guard (LA Lakers)
  • Aug 26 Morgan Ensberg, American baseball player
  • Aug 27 Mark Rudan, Australian footballer
  • Aug 28 Jamie Cureton, English footballer (Bishop's Stortford), born in Bristol, England
  • Aug 28 Gareth Farrelly, Irish footballer (Aston Villa), born in Dublin
  • Aug 30 Radhi Jaïdi, Tunisian soccer defender (105 caps; Espérance, Bolton Wanderers, Birmingham City, Southampton), born in Tunis, Tunisia
  • Aug 31 Raleigh Roundtree, tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sep 1 Cuttino Mobley, American basketball player
  • Sep 4 Nikolaos Lyberopoulos, Greek footballer, born in Filiatra, Greece
  • Sep 5 Rod Barajas, Mexican-American baseball player, born in Ontario, California
  • Sep 5 George Boateng, Dutch footballer, born in Nkawkaw, Ghana
  • Sep 5 Matt Geyer, Australian rugby league footballer, born in Blacktown, Sydney, Australia
  • Sep 6 Derrek Lee, American baseball 1st baseman (2 x MLB All Star, 3 x Gold Glove), born in Sacramento, California
  • Sep 7 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle road racer (3 x 500cc wins), born in Setagaya, Japan (d. 2007)
  • Sep 7 Harold Wallace, Costa Rican footballer, born in Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Sep 8 Elena Likhovtseva, Russian tennis player, born in Alma-Ata, Soviet Union
  • Sep 8 John Thomas, American NBA forward (Boston Celtics), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Sep 8 Lee Eul-Yong, South Korean footballer, born in Taebaek, South Korea

Person of interestDan O'Toole

Sep 10 Dan O'Toole, Canadian sports anchor (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Peterborough, Ontario

Sports Anchor Dan O'Toole
Sports Anchor
Dan O'Toole
  • Sep 11 Juan Cobián, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Sep 13 Sean McClain, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Sep 13 Akihiro Asai, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Sep 15 Tom Dolan, American 400m freestyle/200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Sep 16 Kip Harkrider, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Carthage, Texas
  • Sep 17 Jimmie Johnson, American auto racer (7-time NASCAR Cup Series champion), born in El Cajon, California
  • Sep 18 Kanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter (OLympic gold 1992), born in Hrodna, Belarus
  • Sep 20 Juan Pablo Montoya, Colombian-American race car driver, born in Bogotá, Colombia
  • Sep 22 Ethan Moreau, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 25 Matt Hasselbeck, American football player, born in Boulder, Colorado
  • Sep 27 Ed Gray, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Sep 27 Tajama Abraham, WNBA center (Sacramento Monarchs)
  • Sep 28 Lenny Krayzelburg, American swimmer
  • Sep 29 Heather Pease, Monterey California, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Sep 29 Albert Celades, Spanish football player
  • Sep 30 Carlos Guillén, Venezuelan baseball shortstop (3-time MLB All Star; Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers), born in Maracay, Aragua
  • Oct 1 Eric Morel, Puerto Rican boxer, (WBA flyweight champion 2000-03), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Oct 4 Cristiano Lucarelli, Italian soccer striker and manager (6 caps; AS Liverno), born in Livorno, Italy
  • Oct 5 Bobo Baldé, Guinean footballer, born in Marseille, France
  • Oct 6 Jan Harm Schippers, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Veendam)
  • Oct 6 Reon King, West Indian cricketer from Guyana
  • Oct 9 Mahendra Nagamootoo, West Indian cricketer (Guyanese leg-spinner), born in Whim, Berbice, Guyana
  • Oct 9 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Oct 10 Ramón Morales, Mexican footballer (Guadalajara), born in La Piedad, Michoacán, Mexico
  • Oct 12 Scott von Der Ahe, American football linebacker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Lancaster, California

Person of interestMarion Jones

Oct 12 Marion Jones, track and field athlete/drug cheat (5 forfeited Olympic medals), born in Los Angeles, California

Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat Marion Jones
Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat
Marion Jones
  • Oct 13 Leo Koswal, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • Oct 14 Floyd Landis, American cyclist
  • Oct 15 Glen Little, English footballer
  • Oct 16 Jacques Kallis, cricketer (South African Test all-rounder v England 1995)
  • Oct 16 Jamila Wideman, WNBA guard (LA Sparks)
  • Oct 16 Brynjar Gunnarsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Oct 17 Francis Bouillon, American hockey player
  • Oct 18 Alex Cora, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Oct 21 Henrique Hilário, Portuguese footballer
  • Oct 21 Toby Hall, American baseball player
  • Oct 22 Melchior Schoenmakers, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
  • Oct 22 Martín Cardetti, Argentine footballer
  • Oct 22 Míchel Salgado, Spanish footballer
  • Oct 23 Keith Van Horn, NBA forward (NJ Nets), born in Fullerton, California
  • Oct 24 Corey Dillon, American football running back (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Oct 24 Juan Pablo Ángel, Colombian footballer, born in Medellín, Colombia
  • Oct 25 Ryan Clement, American football quarterback, born in Denver, Colorado
  • Oct 26 Katja Riipi, Finnish ice hockey left wing (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Sodankylä, Finland
  • Oct 26 Tammy Cleland, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Sanford, Florida
  • Oct 30 Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Oct 31 Carla Boyd, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Wynyard, Tasmania
  • Oct 31 Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in McLaren Vale, Australia
  • Oct 31 Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Nov 2 Stéphane Sarrazin, French auto racer (Le Mans Series 2007, 10; French Formula Renault 1994; 24 Hours of Le Mans x 4 runner-up), born in Barjac, Gard, France
  • Nov 3 Darren Sharper, American NFL defensive back (5-time Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2009, Green Bay Packers), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Nov 4 Lorenzen Wright, NBA forward (LA Clippers)
  • Nov 4 Orlando Pace, tackle (St Louis Rams)
  • Nov 6 Mike Maurer, Canadian CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Nov 8 Brevin Knight, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • Nov 8 José Pinto, Spanish footballer, born in El Puerto de Santa María, Spain
  • Nov 12 Jason Lezak, American swimmer, born in Irvine, California
  • Nov 13 Sarah Pitkowski, Seclin France, tennis star (1995 Futures-Koksijde)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport