1978 in Sport (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 388 of 388

  • Oct 19 Enrique Bernoldi, Brazilian race car driver
  • Oct 19 Zakhar Dubenskiy, Russian footballer
  • Oct 19 James Roberts, British Ice Hockey Player
  • Oct 20 Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
  • Oct 21 Joey Harrington, American football player
  • Oct 22 Chaswe Nsofwa, Zambian footballer (d. 2007)
  • Oct 22 Owais Shah, English cricketer
  • Oct 22 Dion Glover, American basketball player
  • Oct 23 Steve Harmison, English cricketer
  • Oct 23 Jimmy Bullard, English footballer
  • Oct 23 Archie Thompson, Australian footballer
  • Oct 24 Carlos Edwards, Trinidadian footballer
  • Oct 25 Riley Mants, 200m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Oct 25 Russell Anderson, Scottish footballer
  • Oct 26 Jimmy Aggrey, English footballer
  • Oct 27 Sergei Samsonov, Russian ice hockey player
  • Oct 29 Travis Henry, American football player
  • Oct 30 Martin Dossett, American football player
  • Oct 31 Emmanuel Izonritei, Nigerian boxer
  • Oct 31 Martin Verkerk, Dutch tennis player, born in Leiderdorp, Netherlands
  • Nov 4 Carmen Cali, American baseball player
  • Nov 4 John Grabow, American baseball player
  • Nov 5 Bubba [Gary Lester] Watson Jr., American golfer (Masters Tournament 2012, 2014), born in Bagdad, Florida
  • Nov 6 Zak Morioka, Brazilian racing driver, born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nov 7 Rio Ferdinand, English footballer
  • Nov 7 Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 8 Ali Karimi, Iranian footballer
  • Nov 8 Júlio Sérgio Bertagnoli, Brazilian footballer
  • Nov 8 Spyros Gogolos, Greek footballer
  • Nov 8 Tim de Cler, Dutch footballer
  • Nov 8 Maurice Evans, American basketball player (Washington Wizards), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • Nov 9 Todd Self, American baseball player
  • Nov 11 Lou Vincent, New Zealand cricketer
  • Nov 12 Lena Yada, American actress, model, surfer and WWE Diva
  • Nov 14 Xavier Nady, American baseball player
  • Nov 14 Bobby Allen, American ice hockey player
  • Nov 16 Gary Naysmith, Scottish footballer
  • Nov 16 Kip Bouknight, American baseball player
  • Nov 17 Reggie Wayne, American football player
  • Nov 18 Damien Johnson, Northern Irish footballer
  • Nov 19 Věra Pospíšilová-Cechlová, Czech athlete
  • Nov 22 Magdalena Grzybowska, Polish tennis star (1995 Futures Slovakia), born in Poznań, Poland
  • Nov 23 Aliane Baquerot, American rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 25 Lauren Hewitt, Australian 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Nov 27 Jimmy Rollins, American baseball player
  • Nov 28 Mehdi Nafti, Tunisian footballer
  • Nov 28 Haytham Tambal, Sudanese footballer
  • Nov 28 Freddie Mitchell, American football player
  • Nov 29 Dimitrious Konstantopolous, Greek footballer
  • Nov 29 Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player
  • Dec 2 David Rivas, Spanish Footballer plays for Real Betis
  • Dec 2 Jason Collins, American NBA player (New Jersey Nets), 1st NBA to come out as gay, born in Northridge, California
  • Dec 2 Jarron Collins, American basketball player for Utah Jazz
  • Dec 2 Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves
  • Dec 3 Jiří Bicek, Slovak ice hockey player
  • Dec 4 Michele Di Piedi, Italian footballer
  • Dec 5 Marcelo Zalayeta, Uruguayan footballer
  • Dec 5 Olli Jokinen, Finnish ice hockey player
  • Dec 6 Chris Başak, American baseball player, born in North Platte, Nebraska
  • Dec 6 Darrell Jackson, American football player
  • Dec 8 Kate Robinson, Peoria Ill, dance skater (& Kate Robinson)
  • Dec 8 Anwar Siraj, Ethiopian footballer
  • Dec 8 John Oster, Welsh footballer
  • Dec 8 Vernon Wells, American baseball player
  • Dec 9 Mandy James, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Dec 10 Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
  • Dec 12 Derrick Delmore, figure skater (1996 Grand Prix champ), born in Camp Springs, Maryland
  • Dec 14 Kim St-Pierre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Dec 14 Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player
  • Dec 15 Henrietta Nagyova, Nove Zamky Slovakia, tennis star (ITF/Cali-COL)
  • Dec 15 Jerome McDougle, American football player
  • Dec 16 Gunter Van Handenhoven, Belgian footballer
  • Dec 17 Alex Cintrón, Puerto Rican baseball player

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Dec 17 Manny [Emmanuel Dapidran] Pacquiao, Filipino boxer (first ever eight-division world champion), born in Kibawe, Bukidnon, Philippines

  • Dec 17 Chase Utley, American baseball player
  • Dec 18 Naomi Lang, Arcata California, dance skater (& Peter Tchernyshev)
  • Dec 18 Ali Curtis, American soccer player
  • Dec 20 Geremi Njitap, Cameroon footballer
  • Dec 20 Andrei Markov, Russian ice hockey player
  • Dec 21 Amber Corwin, Harbor City Ca, figure skater (1997 National Sr - 5th)
  • Dec 23 Andra Davis, American football player
  • Dec 23 Víctor Martínez, Venezuelan baseball player
  • Dec 24 Yıldıray Baştürk, Turkish footballer
  • Dec 25 Joel Porter, Australian footballer
  • Dec 25 Simon Jones, English cricketer
  • Dec 26 Kaoru Sugayama, Japanese volleyball player
  • Dec 28 Chris Coyne, Australian footballer (Bayswater City SC), born in Brisbane, Australia
  • Dec 29 Kieron Dyer, English footballer

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport