Swimming in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 333

  • 1958-06-16 Ulrike Tauber, East German swimmer
  • 1958-10-25 Kornelia Ender, Halle GDR, swimmer (Olympic-4 gold-1972, 76)
  • 1959-02-17 Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines, American 100m swimmer (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1959-02-17 Rowdy Gaines, US swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-1984)
  • 1959-04-02 Brian Goodell, American 400m/1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-2 gold-1976)
  • 1960-03-08 Max Metzker, Australian swimmer
  • 1960-03-10 Linda Jezek, California, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)
  • 1961-02-20 Steve Lundquist, US swimmer (Olympics-2 gold-1984)
  • 1961-05-27 Jill Sterkel, US swimmer (Olympics-bronze-1976, 84, 88)
  • 1962-04-17 Nancy Hogshead, swimmer (Olympic gold 1984)/model (jockey), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1962-12-11 Kim Linehan, swimmer (1979 1500m World record)
  • 1963-01-01 Lina Kačiušytė, Lithuanian swimmer
  • 1963-01-11 Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)
  • 1963-01-11 Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)
  • 1963-02-04 Tracie Ruiz-Conforto, Hawaii, sync swimmer (Oly-2 gold/silver-84, 88)
  • 1963-02-16 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer
  • 1963-07-19 Sandor Wladar, Hungarian 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1963-09-27 Caren Metschuck, German DR, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1963-10-10 Jolanda de Rover, Dutch swimmer
  • 1963-11-02 Ines Diers, German 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1980), born in Rochlitz, Germany
  • 1964-02-07 Cynthia "Sippy" Woodhead, Riverside California, swimmer (Olympic silver 84)
  • 1964-04-23 Martin Lopez-Zubero, Spanish backstroke swimmer (world record 200m)
  • 1964-06-17 Michael Gross, West Germany, swimmer (Olympic-2 world records-1984)
  • 1964-10-04 Matthew Cetlinski, US 400m freestyle swimmer
  • 1964-10-06 Thomas "Tom" Hunter, US 50M FREESTYLE swimmer (world record)
  • 1964-10-27 Mary Meagher-Plant, American 100m butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/silv/br-84, 88), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1964-12-05 Pablo Morales, Chic, butterfly swimmer (Oly-3 gold/2 silver-1984, 92)
  • 1965-02-19 Andrew Jameson, British(?) swimmer
  • 1965-09-12 Silke Horner, German DR, swimmer (world record 100m-breast stroke)
  • 1965-10-08 Matt Biondi, US 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-84, 88, 92)
  • 1965-11-15 Stefan Pfeiffer, German swimmer
  • 1966-01-15 Betsy Mitchell, American 100m backstroke swimmer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1966-03-03 Dmitri Volkov, Russian swimmer (world record)
  • 1966-06-11 Tiffany Cohen, swimmer (2 Olympic golds 1984), born in Culver City California
  • 1966-07-20 Tracey Mcfarlane, US breaststroke swimmer (US record 100m)
  • 1967-01-22 Nicholas Gillingham, British swimmer (world record 200m freestyle)
  • 1967-02-11 Uwe Daßler, German swimmer
  • 1967-04-15 Dara Torres, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic gold 84), born in Beverly Hills, California
  • 1967-06-03 Tamas Darnyi, Hungarian backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-88, 92)
  • 1967-11-25 Anthony Nesty, swimmer (won Suriname's 1st gold olympic medal)
  • 1968-04-07 Duncan Armstrong, Australian swimmer
  • 1968-07-02 Mark Tewsksbury, Canada swimmer (world record backstroke)
  • 1968-07-12 Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer
  • 1968-11-16 Melvin Stewart, US butterfly swimmer (200m record)
  • 1968-11-18 Mel Stewart, NC, 200m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-92)
  • 1968-12-01 Anders Holmertz, Swedish free style swimmer (world record 400m)
  • 1969-01-28 Giorgio Lamberti, Italian free style swimmer (world record 200m)
  • 1969-03-18 Sheila Taormina, 4X200m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1969-04-23 Martin López-Zubero, Spanish swimmer
  • 1969-05-07 Melanie Valerio, 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1969-05-19 David Wharton, Warminster PA, US Olympic swimmer (Olympic silver 88)
  • 1969-06-26 Ingrid Lempereur, Belgian swimmer
  • 1969-12-05 Lewis Gordon Pugh, English swimmer, polar explorer and motivational speaker
  • 1970-01-29 Jörg Hoffmann, German swimmer
  • 1970-02-06 Jeff Rouse, American 50m/100m backstroke swimmer (Olymp-gold/silver-92, 96)
  • 1970-03-24 Judith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
  • 1970-04-06 Huang Xiaomin, Chinese swimmer
  • 1970-04-18 Heike Friedrich, East Germany swimmer (world record 200m)
  • 1970-08-07 Eric Namesnik, American 400m medley swimmer (Olympics-silver-1992, 96)
  • 1970-12-06 Isabelle Arnould, Belgian swimmer
  • 1970-12-19 Jon Cleveland, Canadian 100m/200m swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96), born in Fresno, California
  • 1971-01-10 Guylaine Cloutier, Levis QUE, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-4-92, 96)
  • 1971-03-28 Damien Marsh, Georgia, Australian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1971-04-20 Carla Geurts, Dutch swimmer
  • 1971-04-21 Samantha Druce, British swimmer, youngest woman to swim English Channel
  • 1971-06-26 Eddie Parenti, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-08-28 Janet Evans, Fullerton CA, 400m/800m swimmer (Oly-4 gold-88, 92, 96)
  • 1971-09-03 Glen Housman, Rockhampton QLD Aust, swimmer (Olympics-silv-92, 96)
  • 1971-09-22 Ian Van Der Wal, Darwin Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1971-09-28 Janet Evans, swimmer (Olympics)
  • 1971-11-16 Alexander Popov, Russian swimmer
  • 1972-01-23 Marcel Wouda, Dutch swimmer
  • 1972-02-01 Carlton Bruner, American 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1972-02-09 Norbert Rosza, Hungarian swimmer (100m freestyle record)
  • 1972-05-13 Stefaan Maene, Belgian swimmer
  • 1972-06-30 Sandra Cam, Belgian swimmer
  • 1972-09-01 Josh Davis, American 800m freestyle swimmer (Olympics-gold-96)
  • 1972-09-18 Brigitte Becue, Belgian swimmer (Olympics 1988, silver), born in Ostend, Belgium
  • 1972-10-10 Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
  • 1972-10-13 Summer Sanders, California, butterfly swimmer (Olympics-gold-1992, 96)
  • 1972-10-27 John Steel, 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1972-11-08 Chris Fydler, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1973-02-15 Amy Van Dyken, 50m/100m freestyle/100m butterfly swimmer (Oly-2 g-96)
  • 1973-04-08 Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, 50m/100m swimmer (Oly-96), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1973-05-29 Emma Johnson, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1973-05-29 Malcolm Allen, Wauchope NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-06-01 Frederik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer
  • 1973-07-14 Kieren Perkins, Brisbane QLD Aust, 1500m swimmer (Olymp-2 gold-92, 96)
  • 1973-07-21 Stephen Clarke, Sutton Coldfield England, Canada swimmer (Oly-br-92, 96)
  • 1973-08-02 Susie O'Neill, Mackay Austral, butterfly swimmer (Oly-br/gold-92, 96)
  • 1973-08-04 Xavier Marchand, French swimmer
  • 1973-08-14 Kieren Perkins, Australian free-style 1500m swimmer (world record)
  • 1973-08-14 Nancy Sweetnam, Lindsay Ontario, 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96)
  • 1973-08-24 Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer, born in Barendrecht, Netherlands
  • 1973-09-01 Trent Bray, New Zealand 100m/200m swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-09-02 Matthew Dunn, Leeton NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-10-01 Jana Henke, German swimmer
  • 1973-10-08 Toby Haenen, Hobart Tasmania Aus, backstroke swimmer (Olympics-96)
  • 1973-10-20 Scott Goodman, Hobart Tasmania Aus, 200m butterfly swimmer (Oly-br-96)
  • 1973-12-31 Curtis Myden, 200m/400m swimmer (Oly-2 bronze-96), born in Calgary, Alberta

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Deaths in Sport