1981 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 207 of 207

  • Dec 20 Doug Small (Winnipeg Jets) ties NHL record scoring at 5 second mark
  • Dec 21 Cincinnati beats Bradley 75-73 in 7 OTs (NCAA record)
  • Dec 23 Geoffrey Boycott becomes leading run-scorer in Test Cricket with 8033
  • Dec 26 One of the great day's Test Cricket at the MCG Australia v West Indies
  • Dec 27 Lillee becomes the leading wicket-taker in test cricket with 310

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 27 Oiler Wayne Gretzky becomes fastest NHLer to get 100 pts (38th game)

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 414

  • Jun 15 Jeremy Reed, American baseball player
  • Jun 16 Miguel Villalta, Peruvian footballer
  • Jun 16 Benjamin Becker, German tennis player
  • Jun 16 Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 17 Kyle Boller, American football quarterback
  • Jun 17 Shane Watson, Australian cricket all-rounder
  • Jun 20 Ardian Gashi, Albanian-Norwegian footballer
  • Jun 21 Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jun 22 Lisa Moro, Victoria Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Jun 25 Simon Ammann, Swiss ski jumper
  • Jun 29 Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (d. 2005)
  • Jun 29 Joe Johnson, American basketball player
  • Jun 30 Can Artam, Turkish racing driver
  • Jun 30 Matt Kirk, Canadian football Player
  • Jun 30 Ben Utecht, American football Player
  • Jul 2 Angel Pagán, Puerto Rican baseball player
  • Jul 2 Aaron Voros, Canadian hockey player
  • Jul 4 Francisco Cruceta, Dominican baseball player
  • Jul 5 Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player
  • Jul 6 Nicole Kantek, NSW Australia, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Jul 6 Nnamdi Asomugha, American football player
  • Jul 7 MS [Mahendra Singh] Dhoni, Indian cricketer (Indian national team ODI captain 2007-2014, Test captain 2008-14), born in Ranchi, Bihar
  • Jul 8 Anastasia Myskina, Russian tennis player
  • Jul 9 Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)
  • Jul 11 Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)
  • Jul 11 Andre Johnson, American football player
  • Jul 15 Alecia Ingram, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Jul 17 Elpida Romantzi, Greek archer
  • Jul 19 Naomi Grabow, lake Arrowhead California, pairs skater (& Benjamin Oberman)
  • Jul 19 Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, Brazilian footballer
  • Jul 19 Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
  • Jul 19 David Bernard, West Indian cricketer
  • Jul 20 Damien Delaney, Irish footballer
  • Jul 21 Stefan Schumacher, German cyclist
  • Jul 21 Joaquín Sánchez, Spanish footballer
  • Jul 21 Titus Bramble, English footballer
  • Jul 23 Jarkko Nieminen, Finnish tennis player
  • Jul 25 Conor Casey, American soccer player
  • Jul 25 Jani Rita, Finnish ice hockey player
  • Jul 27 Susan King Borchardt, American basketball player
  • Jul 27 Collins Obuya, Kenyan cricketer
  • Jul 28 Michael Carrick, English footballer, born in Wallsend, England
  • Jul 29 Jennie Thompson, gymnast (Jr Natl-champ-93, Olympics 1996), born in Wichita Falls, Texas
  • Jul 29 Fernando Alonso, Spanish Formula 1 Driver (World Championship 2005, 2006), born in Oviedo
  • Jul 29 Andrés Madrid, Argentine footballer
  • Jul 29 Troy Perkins, American soccer player
  • Jul 30 Nicky Hayden, American motorcycle racer (MotoGP Champion 2006), born in Owensboro, Kentucky (d. 2017)
  • Jul 30 Juan Smith, South African rugby player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 30 Hope Solo, American soccer player (US women's national team goalkeeper), born in Richland, Washington

Football Star Hope Solo
Football Star
Hope Solo
  • Aug 1 Stephen Hunt, Port Laoise, Irish footballer
  • Aug 4 Frédérick Bousquet, French swimmer
  • Aug 4 Ben Scott, English cricketer
  • Aug 5 Carl Crawford, American baseball player
  • Aug 5 Alester Maregwede, Zimbabwean cricketer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 8 Roger Federer, Swiss tennis star (19 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Bottmingen, Switzerland

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
  • Aug 9 Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
  • Aug 10 Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian Badminton Player
  • Aug 12 Tony Capaldi, Northern Ireland footballer
  • Aug 12 Djibril Cissé, French footballer
  • Aug 14 Matthew Etherington, English footballer
  • Aug 14 Julius Jones, American football player
  • Aug 15 Brendan Hansen, American swimmer
  • Aug 15 Oliver Perez, American baseball player
  • Aug 16 Roque Santa Cruz, Paraguayan footballer
  • Aug 18 César Delgado, Argentine footballer, born in Rosario, Argentina
  • Aug 18 Dimitris Salpingidis, Greek footballer, born in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Aug 20 Lauri Illy, Virginia Beach Va, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • Aug 20 Bernard Mendy, French footballer
  • Aug 21 Andreas Glyniadakis, Greek basketball player, born in Chania, Greece
  • Aug 21 Jarrod Lyle, Australian professional golfer, born in Shepparton, Australia
  • Aug 22 Alex Holmes, American football player, born in San Diego, California
  • Aug 23 Stephan Loboué, Ivorian footballer
  • Aug 23 Carlos Cuéllar, Spanish footballer
  • Aug 26 Jesse Martin, Australian yachtsman
  • Aug 26 Tino Best, West Indian cricketer
  • Aug 28 Daniel Gygax, Swiss footballer
  • Aug 28 Vaggelis Moras, Greek footballer
  • Aug 28 Agata Wróbel, Polish weightlifter
  • Aug 28 Raphael Matos, Brazilian racing driver
  • Aug 28 Martin Erat, Czech hockey player
  • Aug 29 Geneviève Jeanson, French Canadian cyclist
  • Aug 31 Dwayne Peel, Welsh rugby union footballer
  • Aug 31 Steve Saviano, American ice hockey player
  • Sep 1 Clinton Portis, American football player
  • Sep 1 Adam Quick, Australian basketball player
  • Sep 2 Katie Teft, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Grand Rapids Michigan
  • Sep 2 Chris Tremlett, English cricketer
  • Sep 4 Richard Garcia, Australian footballer
  • Sep 5 Drew Carter, American football player, born in Solon, Ohio
  • Sep 5 Filippo Volandri, Italian tennis player, born in Livorno, Italy
  • Sep 6 Mark Teahen, American baseball player
  • Sep 7 Gökhan Zan, Turkish footballer
  • Sep 8 Morten Gamst Pedersen, Norwegian footballer
  • Sep 11 Andrea Dossena, Italian footballer
  • Sep 12 Jered Guzman, Garden Grove California, pairs skater (& Natalie Vlandis)
  • Sep 13 Koldo Fernández, Spanish cyclist
  • Sep 13 Antonio Lopez, Spanish footballer (Atlético Madrid), born in Benidorm, Spain
  • Sep 13 Angel Williams, Canadian wrestler
  • Sep 17 Bakari Koné, Ivorian footballer
  • Sep 17 Casey Janssen, American baseball player

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport