On This Day

Year 1977 in Sports History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 419

  • Jun 24 Cliff Bayer, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Jun 24 Dimosthenis Dikoudis, Greek basketball player
  • Jun 27 Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footballer (Veendam), born in Gniezno, Poland
  • Jun 27 Raúl, Spanish footballer (Real Madrid), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jun 28 Lindsay Lee, American tennis star (1995 Futures-Woodlands TX), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Jun 28 Chris Spurling, American baseball player (Detroit Tigers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Jun 29 Sharon Cripps, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 1 Jerome Iginla, Canadian NHL right wing (Olympic gold 2002, 10), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • Jul 5 Nicolas Kiefer, German tennis player, born in Holzminden, West Germany
  • Jul 6 Con Blatsis, Australian footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Jul 6 Makhaya Ntini, South African cricketer, born in Mdingi, Cape Province, South Africa
  • Jul 8 Wang Zhizhi, Chinese basketball player
  • Jul 9 Ben McAdoo, American football coach (New York Giants, 2016-7), born in Homer City, Pennsylvania
  • Jul 11 Brandon Short, American football player
  • Jul 12 Francesca Lubiani, Italian tennis star (Futures-Amadora-POR), born in Bologna, Italy
  • Jul 12 Neil Harris, English footballer
  • Jul 15 Andre Nel, South African Cricketer
  • Jul 17 Marc Savard, Canadian hockey player, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • Jul 19 Haitham Mustafa, Sudanese footballer
  • Jul 19 Ed Smith, English cricketer
  • Jul 19 Jean-Sébastien Aubin, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • Jul 20 Kiki Musampa, Congolese footballer
  • Jul 20 Alessandro dos Santos, Brazilian-born Japanese footballer
  • Jul 21 Allison Wagner, American swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Jul 21 Paul Casey, English golfer (Ryder Cup wins 2004, 06, 18; 3 PGA Tour titles, 13 European Tour titles; PGA C'ship 2020 runner-up), born in Cheltenham, England
  • Jul 22 Gustavo Nery, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 23 Neicer Reasco, Ecuadorian footballer
  • Jul 23 Scott Clemmensen, American ice hockey player
  • Jul 24 Arnold Bruggink, Dutch soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Jul 24 Mehdi Mahdavikia, Iranian football player
  • Jul 25 Kenny Thomas, American basketball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jul 26 Martin Laursen, Danish footballer (A.C. Milan), born in Fårvang, Denmark
  • Jul 28 Aki Berg, Finnish NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Raisio, Finland
  • Jul 28 Manu Ginóbili, Argentine basketball player, born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina
  • Jul 29 Greg Burgess, American 200m individual medley (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Jul 30 Jayme Dickman, American 3x20 rifle shooter (Olympics 1996), born in South Bend, Indiana
  • Jul 31 Tim Couch, American NFL quarterback (#1 overall draft pick 1999, Cleveland Browns), born in Hyden, Kentucky
  • Aug 1 Marc Denis, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestTom Brady

Aug 3 Tom Brady, American NFL quarterback (Super Bowl 2001, 03, 04, 14, 17, 18, New England Patriots; NFL MVP 2007, 10, 17; 14 x Pro Bowl), born in San Mateo, California

NFL Quarterback Tom Brady
NFL Quarterback
Tom Brady
  • Aug 3 Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist (Tour de France 2006 winner), born in Mos, Galicia, Spain
  • Aug 4 Luís Boa Morte, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 5 Eric Hinske, American baseball utility and coach (AL Rookie of the Year 2002; 3-time WS champion), born in Menasha, Wisconsin
  • Aug 5 Mark Mulder, American baseball player (Oakland Athletics,St. Louis Cardinals), born in South Holland, Illinois
  • Aug 6 Luciano Zavagno, Argentine footballer
  • Aug 6 Leandro Amaral, Brazilian footballer
  • Aug 6 Jimmy Nielsen, Danish footballer
  • Aug 8 Kurt Bernard, Costa Rican footballer
  • Aug 8 Szilard Nemeth, Slovak footballer
  • Aug 8 Rocky Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Aug 8 Mohammad Wasim, Pakistani cricketer
  • Aug 9 Mikael Silvestre, French footballer
  • Aug 9 Jason Frasor, American baseball player
  • Aug 9 Chamique Holdsclaw, American basketball player
  • Aug 9 Adewale Ogunleye, American football player
  • Aug 10 Danny Griffin, Northern Irish footballer

Person of interestIva Majoli

Aug 12 Iva Majoli, Croatian tennis player (1996 Pan Pacific), born in Zagreb, Croatia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Iva Majoli
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Iva Majoli
  • Aug 12 Jesper Grønkjær, Danish footballer
  • Aug 12 Plaxico Burress, American football player
  • Aug 13 Michael Klim, Polish Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 14 Juan Pierre, American baseball player, born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Aug 15 Martin Biron, Canadian American ice hockey goaltender, born in Lac-Saint-Charles, Quebec
  • Aug 15 Igor Cassina, Italian gymnast (Olympic gold 2004), born in Seregno, Italy
  • Aug 17 William Gallas, French footballer, born in Asnières-sur-Seine, France
  • Aug 17 Nathan Deakes, Australian race walker (2006 world record), born in Geelong, Australia
  • Aug 17 Thierry Henry, French footballer and manager (Arsenal), born in Les Ulis, France
  • Aug 19 Iban Mayo, Spanish cyclist
  • Aug 20 Ívar Ingimarsson, Icelandic footballer, born in Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Aug 20 Felipe Contepomi, Argentine rugby player and coach, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 Manuel Contepomi, Argentine rugby player, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Aug 20 James Ormond, English cricketer, born in Coventry, England
  • Aug 22 Heiðar Helguson, Icelandic footballer, born in Dalvík, Iceland
  • Aug 23 Nicole Bobeck, American figure skater (US Champ 1995), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 23 Douglas Sequeira, Costa Rican footballer, born in San José, Costa Rica
  • Aug 24 Per Gade, Danish footballer, born in Nibe, Denmark
  • Aug 24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • Aug 24 Denílson, Brazilian footballer, born in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Aug 24 Robert Enke, German football goalkeeper, born in Jena, Germany (d. 2009)
  • Aug 25 Diego Corrales, American boxer (d. 2007)
  • Aug 26 Liam Botham, cricketer (son of Ian Hampshire all-rounder 1996)
  • Aug 26 Morris Peterson, American basketball player
  • Aug 27 Deco, Portuguese footballer
  • Aug 29 Aaron Rowand, American baseball player, born in Portland, Oregon
  • Aug 29 Devean George, American basketball player, born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Aug 29 Roy Oswalt, American baseball player, born in Weir, Mississippi
  • Aug 30 Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
  • Aug 30 Shaun Alexander, American NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks, NFL MVP 2005), born in Florence, Kemtucky
  • Aug 30 Marlon Byrd, American baseball player, born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • Aug 31 Ian Harte, Irish footballer
  • Sep 1 Raffaele Giammaria, Italian racing driver
  • Sep 1 Aaron Schobel, American football player
  • Sep 1 David Albelda, Spanish footballer
  • Sep 2 Frédéric Kanouté, Malian footballer
  • Sep 3 Tami Tyler, American dance skater (with partner Jonathan Nichols), born in Santa Clara, California
  • Sep 3 Rui Marques, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola
  • Sep 3 Olof Mellberg, Swedish footballer (Astob Villa), born in Gullspång, Sweden
  • Sep 3 Nate Robertson, American baseball player, born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Sep 4 Sun-Woo Kim, Korean baseball player, born in Incheon, South Korea
  • Sep 5 Rosevelt Colvin, American football player, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Sep 5 Nazr Mohammed, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Sep 7 Jon Macken, British footballer (Preston North End), born in Blackley, England

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport