On This Day

Year 1976 in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 431

  • Sep 1 Sebastián Rozental, Chilean footballer
  • Sep 1 Marcos Ambrose, Australian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Erik Morales, Mexican boxer
  • Sep 1 Clare Connor, England Woman cricketer
  • Sep 3 Jevon Kearse 'The Freak', American football player, born in Fort Myers, Florida
  • Sep 4 Helen Denman, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • Sep 5 Tatiana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast (1992 Olympic Champion), born in Odessa, Soviet Union
  • Sep 6 Danny Blankers, Dutch soccer player (PSV/Willem II), born in Goirle, Netherlands
  • Sep 6 Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Nara, Japan
  • Sep 8 Sjeng Schalken, Dutch tennis player, born in Weert, Netherlands
  • Sep 8 Gerald Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Sep 8 Jervis Drummond, Costa Rican footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Sep 9 Mattias Ohlund, Swedish ice hockey player (Vancouver Canucks, Team Sweden 1998), born in Piteå, Sweden
  • Sep 9 Aki Riihilahti, Finnish footballer, born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Sep 10 Greg Henderson, New Zealand track cyclist (World C'ship gold scratch race 2004), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Sep 11 Flora Redoumi, Greek hurdler, born in Athens, Greece
  • Sep 11 Tomáš Enge, Czech racing driver, born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Sep 12 Maciej Żurawski, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • Sep 13 Giorgos Koltzos, Greek footballer, born in Athen, Greece
  • Sep 13 Craig McMillan, New Zealand cricket all-rounder, coach and broadcaster (55 Tests; 197 ODIs), born in Christchurch, Canterbury
  • Sep 13 José Théodore, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Canada
  • Sep 14 Agustín Calleri, Argentine tennis player, born in Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina
  • Sep 15 Matt Thornton, American baseball pitcher (all-time AL leader in holds; MLB All-Star 2010; CWS), born in Three Rivers, Michigan
  • Sep 17 Jonathan Nichols, dance skater (with partner Tami Tyler), born in Wilmington, Delaware

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Sep 18 Ronaldo [Luís Nazário de Lima], Brazilian retired soccer player, popularly described as "O Fenômeno" (The Phenomenon), born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Sep 21 Jana Kandarr, tennis star
  • Sep 21 Poul Hübertz, Danish footballer
  • Sep 24 Carlos Almeida, Angolan basketball player and politician, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Sep 25 Chauncey Billups, American NBA guard, played for 17 seasons for 7 teams (5x All-Star; Finals MVP, 2004 - Detroit), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sep 26 Michael Ballack, German footballer, born in Görlitz, Germany
  • Sep 27 Francesco Totti, Italian footballer
  • Sep 27 Jason Phillips, American baseball player
  • Sep 29 Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian football player
  • Sep 29 Darren Byfield, English football player
  • Sep 29 Oscar Sevilla, Spanish cyclist
  • Oct 3 Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • Oct 4 Mauro Camoranesi, Italian soccer winger and manager (55 caps; Juventus), born in Tandil, Argentina
  • Oct 5 J. J. Yeley, American race car driver, born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Oct 7 Santiago Solari, Argentinian footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Oct 7 Gilberto Silva, Brazilian soccer defender (93 caps; Arsenal, Panathinaikos), born in Lagoa da Prata, Minas Gerais
  • Oct 7 Charles Woodson, American College Football Hall of Fame cornerback (Heisman Trophy 1997, U of Michigan; 9 x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl 2010, Green Bay Packers), born in Fremont, Ohio
  • Oct 7 Marc Coma, Spanish motorcycle racer, born in Avià, Spain
  • Oct 8 Galo Blanco, Spanish tennis player, born in Oviedo, Spain
  • Oct 10 Shane Doan, Canadian NHL right wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Halkirk, Alberta, Canada
  • Oct 10 Bob Burnquist, Brazilian-American skateboarder, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Oct 10 Pat Burrell, American baseball player, born in Eureka Springs, Arkansas
  • Oct 13 Ed Ellis, American football tackle (New England Patriots), born in Hamden, Connecticut
  • Oct 14 Nataša Kejžar, Slovenian swimmer
  • Oct 14 Henry Mateo, Dominican baseball player
  • Oct 17 Sebastián Abreu, Uruguayan footballer
  • Oct 19 Michael Young, baseball player
  • Oct 20 Reidel Anthony, wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
  • Oct 21 Lavinia Miloşovici, Romanian gymnast
  • Oct 22 Brad Stevens, American basketball head coach (Boston Celtics 2013-19; NBA All-Star Game 2017), born in Zionsville, Indiana
  • Oct 24 Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Oct 24 Petar Stoychev, Bulgarian swimmer, born in Momchilgrad, Bulgaria
  • Oct 25 Steve Jones, Northern Irish footballer, born in Derry, Northern Ireland
  • Oct 26 Miikka Kiprusoff, Finnish NHL hockey player (San Jose Sharks), born in Turku, Finland
  • Oct 30 Maurice Taylor, American NBA forward (LA Clippers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Oct 30 Stern John, Trinidadian footballer (Columbus Crew), born in Tunapuna, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oct 31 Guti [José María Gutiérrez Hernández], Spanish footballer, born in Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
  • Nov 3 Guillermo Franco, Mexican soccer striker (25 caps; Villarreal), born in Corrientes, Argentina
  • Nov 4 Bruno Junqueira, Brazilian racing driver
  • Nov 4 Mario Melchiot, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 6 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • Nov 6 Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger, born in Fremont, California (d. 2004)
  • Nov 7 Mark Philippoussis, Australian tennis star (140 MPH serve), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Nov 7 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 8 Brett Lee, Australian cricketer (brother of Shane, AIS representative), born in Wollongong, Australia
  • Nov 10 Steffen Iversen, Norwegian footballer, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Nov 10 Shefki Kuqi, Finnish footballer (Sheffield Wednesday), born in Vushtrri, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Nov 11 Jason Grilli, American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • Nov 12 Scott Mark Cameron, NZ 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • Nov 12 Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer, born in Poznań, Poland
  • Nov 13 Kelly Sotherton, English heptathlete
  • Nov 15 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Nov 16 Juha Pasoja, Finnish footballer, born in Kemi, Finland
  • Nov 18 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 19 Petr Sykora, Pizen CZE, NHL forward (Team Czech Rep, NJ Devils)
  • Nov 19 Benny Vansteelant, Belgian duathlete (d. 2007)
  • Nov 19 Stylianos Venetidis, Greek soccer player
  • Nov 20 Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Nov 20 Elisa Blair, Australian rower (1997 World Champion)
  • Nov 20 Theodoros Velkos, Greek badminton player, born in Pazardzhik, Bulgaria
  • Nov 21 Saleem Elahi, cricketer (bro of Manzoor Pak, Test opener v Aust 1995)
  • Nov 21 Martin Meichelbeck, German footballer
  • Nov 21 Daniel Whiston, British ice skater
  • Nov 22 Torsten Frings, German footballer
  • Nov 22 Adrian Bakalli, Belgian footballer
  • Nov 22 Regina Halmich, German female boxer
  • Nov 24 Chen Lu, China, figure skater (Olympic bronze 94)
  • Nov 25 Donovan McNabb, American football player
  • Nov 25 Clint Mathis, American soccer forward (46 caps; Los Angeles Galaxy; MetroStars; Hannover 96), born in Conyers, Georgia
  • Nov 26 Brian Schneider, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nov 27 Chad Kilger, Cornwall, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Nov 27 Saqlain Mushtaq, cricketer (Pakistan Test off-spinner 1995)
  • Nov 29 Michalis Kakiouzis, Greek basketball player, born in Athens, Greece
  • Nov 30 Josh Lewsey, English rugby union footballer
  • Dec 1 Tomasz Adamek, Polish boxer (WBC light heavyweight title 2005-07; IBF, Ring magazine and lineal cruiserweight title 2008-09), born in Żywiec, Poland
  • Dec 3 Byron Kelleher, New Zealand rugby union halfback (57 caps; Highlanders, Chiefs, Toulouse), born in Dunedin, New Zealand

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport