Dressage in History

Events in Sport

  • 1972-09-09 West German equestrian rider Liselott Linsenhoff follows her dressage teams gold in Mexico City with the individual dressage title at her home Olympics in Munich

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1902-09-04 Lorna Johnstone, English equestrian dressage (Olympic-13th-1968), born in York, England (d. 1990)
  • 1904-05-15 Gustav-Adolf Boltenstein, Swedish equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1952, 56)
  • 1905-04-23 William Conolly-Carew, 6th Baron Carew (d. 1994)
  • 1912-06-05 Josef Neckermann, German equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany (d. 1992)
  • 1921-03-14 Lis Hartel, Danish equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1952, 56)
  • 1924-10-30 Hannelore Weygrand, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)
  • 1926-09-25 Sergei Filatov, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960), born in Lysyye Gory, Tambov Governorate (d. 1997)
  • 1927-01-14 Ivan Kalita, USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1968)
  • 1929-08-06 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic silver 1956)
  • 1930-02-23 Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1936-01-14 Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1943-04-08 Carol Lavell, Fairfax Vt, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • 1945-04-10 Vera Misevich, Ukrainian equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1980), born in Ukraine (d. 1995)
  • 1947-01-06 Ian Millar, Canadian dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, NS, Canada
  • 1956-06-07 Robert Dover, American equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1956-07-02 Leslie Reid, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1956-10-30 Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • 1964-09-08 Steffan Peters, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1965-07-15 Tom Dvorak, Canadian equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996), born in Braunschwieg, Germany
  • 1965-07-19 Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-01-02 Anky van Grunsven, Dutch dressage champion
  • 1969-02-25 Michelle Gibson, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1996)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

1983-11-06 Businessman Vidal Sassoon (55) weds dressage champion Jeanette Hartford-Davis

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon

Deaths in Sport

  • 1992-01-13 Josef Neckermann, German equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1964, 68), dies at 79
  • 1997-04-03 Sergei Filatov, Soviet equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1960), dies at 70