1978 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 391

  • Jul 20 Jen Grubb, Elk Hart Indiana, soccer defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 20 Pavel Datsyuk, Russian ice hockey player
  • Jul 20 Tamsyn Lewis, Australian athlete
  • Jul 20 Will Solomon, American basketball player
  • Jul 21 Kyoko Iwosoki, Japan, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992, 96)
  • Jul 21 Gary Teale, Scottish football player
  • Jul 22 Dennis Rommedahl, Danish footballer
  • Jul 22 Runako Morton, West Indian cricketer, (d. 2012)
  • Jul 23 Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer
  • Jul 25 Gerard Warren, American football player
  • Jul 31 Justin Wilson, English race car driver
  • Aug 1 Edgerrin James, Immokalee Florida, American football player (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Aug 1 Andy Blignaut, Salisbury, Zimbabwean cricketer
  • Aug 2 Goran Gavrančić, Serbian footballer
  • Aug 2 Matt Guerrier, American baseball player
  • Aug 3 Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer
  • Aug 4 Kurt Busch, American race car driver
  • Aug 5 Kristin Link, Fairfax Va, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Lorrie Fair, Los Altos CA, soccer defender (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 5 Kim Gevaert, Belgian sprinter
  • Aug 8 Alan Maybury, Irish footballer
  • Aug 8 Louis Saha, French footballer
  • Aug 10 Daniel Allsopp, Australian footballer
  • Aug 10 Chris Read, British cricketer and captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, born in Paignton, England
  • Aug 11 Jermain Taylor, American boxer
  • Aug 12 Hayley Wickenheiser, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 12 Chris Chambers, American football player, born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Aug 13 Benjani Mwaruwari, Zimbabwean footballer
  • Aug 14 Anastasios Kyriakos, Greek footballer
  • Aug 15 Stavros Tziortziopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Aug 15 Lilia Podkopayeva, Ukrainian gymnast
  • Aug 15 Kerri Walsh, American beach volleyball player
  • Aug 16 Eddie Gill, American basketball player
  • Aug 16 Fu Mingxia, Chinese female diver
  • Aug 19 Chris Capuano, American baseball player (Pitcher), born in West Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Aug 20 Sanna Lankosaari, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Aug 21 Reuben Droughns, American football player, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Aug 21 Jason Marquis, American baseball pitcher, born in Manhasset, NY
  • Aug 21 Alan Lee, Irish footballer, born in Galway, Ireland
  • Aug 21 Lee Gronkiewicz, American baseball player, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 21 Peter Buxton, English rugby union player, born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

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Aug 23 Kobe Bryant, NBA guard (LA Lakers), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Aug 24 Melissa McElroy, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in Houston, Texas
  • Aug 24 Rafael Furcal, Dominican baseball player, born in Loma de Cabrera, Dominican Republic
  • Aug 29 Celestine Babayaro, Nigerian footballer
  • Aug 30 Cliff Lee, American baseball player
  • Aug 31 Philippe Christanval, French footballer
  • Sep 1 Max Vieri, Australian soccer player
  • Sep 3 John Curtis, English footballer
  • Sep 3 Michal Rozsival, Czech ice hockey player
  • Sep 5 Chris Jack, New Zealand rugby union footballer (All Blacks), born in Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Sep 5 Sylvester Joseph, West Indian cricketer, born in New Winthorpes, Antigua
  • Sep 6 Alex Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Sep 7 Erwin Koen, Dutch footballer
  • Sep 8 Marco Sturm, Dingolfing GER, NHL forward (Sharks, Team Germany 1998)
  • Sep 8 Gerard Autet, Spanish footballer
  • Sep 8 Gil Meche, American baseball player
  • Sep 9 Kurt Ainsworth, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Sep 9 Shane Battier, American basketball player
  • Sep 9 Mariano Puerta, Argentine tennis player
  • Sep 11 Dejan Stanković, Serbian footballer
  • Sep 11 Ed Reed, American football player
  • Sep 13 Darren Kenton, English footballer
  • Sep 14 Ben Cohen, English rugby union footballer
  • Sep 15 Eiður Guðjohnsen, Icelandic footballer
  • Sep 16 Dan Dickau, American basketball player
  • Sep 17 Shawn Horcoff, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Sep 18 Augustine Simo, Cameroonian footballer
  • Sep 19 Nick Johnson, baseball player
  • Sep 19 Jorge López Montaña, Spanish footballer
  • Sep 20 Sophie Simard, Lars Germany, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • Sep 20 T.J. Tucker, American baseball player
  • Sep 20 Dante Hall, American football player
  • Sep 21 Doug Howlett, New Zealand rugby union footballer
  • Sep 22 Ed Joyce, Irish-English cricketer
  • Sep 22 Harry Kewell, Australian soccer player
  • Sep 24 Wietse van Alten, Dutch archer
  • Sep 25 Laura Nicholls, 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • Sep 25 Roudolphe Douala, Cameroonian footballer
  • Sep 25 Ricardo Gardner, Jamaican footballer
  • Sep 25 Joel Pineiro, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Sep 26 Robert Kipkoech Cheruiyot, Kenyan long-distance runner
  • Sep 27 Jon Rauch, American baseball player
  • Sep 29 Mohini Bhardwaj, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Sep 30 Candice Michelle, American female wrestler
  • Oct 3 Gerald Asamoah, German footballer
  • Oct 3 Claudio Pizarro, Peruvian footballer
  • Oct 4 Kyle Lohse, American baseball player
  • Oct 5 Shane Ryan, Irish Gaelic footballer
  • Oct 5 Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player
  • Oct 6 Ricky Hatton, English boxer
  • Oct 7 Zaheer Khan, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 8 Mick O'Driscoll, Irish rugby player
  • Oct 8 Antonino D'Agostino, Italian football player
  • Oct 9 Juan Dixon, American basketball player
  • Oct 11 Kali, Angolan footballer
  • Oct 12 Baden Cooke, Australian cyclist
  • Oct 13 Jermaine O'Neal, NBA forward (Portland Trailblazers)
  • Oct 14 Ryan Church, American baseball player
  • Oct 14 Paul Hunter, English snooker player (d. 2006)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport