On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 22)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 3,197

  • 1969-10-12 Alison Peek, Australian field hockey halfback and midfielder (Olympics gold 2000), born in Australia

Person of interestNancy Kerrigan

1969-10-12 Nancy Kerrigan, American figure skater (Olympic bronze 1992, silver 1994; World C'ship bronze 1991, silver 1992; victim of infamous assault), born in Stoneham, Massachusetts

Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan
Figure Skater
Nancy Kerrigan
  • 1969-10-16 Darren McKenzie-Potter, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1969-10-25 Josef Beranek, Czech NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Olympic Gold 1998), born in Litvinov
  • 1969-10-28 Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team handball circle (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-11-04 Katrin Borchert, Australian sprint canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Waren (Müritz), Germany
  • 1969-11-07 Tanya Dubnicoff, Canadian cyclist (Olympic 6th 1992, 96), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1969-11-12 Iain Sydie, American badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1969-11-14 Mark Henderson, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m medley 1996; World C'ship gold 1991, 94), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-11-14 Sue Stewart, Canadian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-11-16 Thomas Ingalsbe, 238+ lbs (108+ kg) US weightlifter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-11-19 Rod Mapstone, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-11-20 Richard Dickson Reid, New Zealand road race cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-11-28 Sonia O'Sullivan, Irish 5k runner (Olympic 4th 1992, 96)
  • 1969-12-09 Greg Klingsporn, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • 1969-12-12 Jane Robinson, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Cobden, Victoria
  • 1969-12-13 Sergei Fedorov, Russian NHL forward (Detroit, Olympic silver 1998), born in Pskov, Russia
  • 1969-12-15 Sean Briscombe, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1969-12-18 Andrew Murphy, Australian long jumper/triple jumper (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-22 Andrew Scott, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1969-12-27 Chris Humbert, Modesto California, water polo 2m offense (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-12-27 Suzanne Paxton, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Baltimore Maryland
  • 1970-01-01 Brian Morton, Wollongong Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-01-06 Kerrin Petty, Swedish-American cross country skier (Olympics 1994), born in Townshend, Vermont
  • 1970-01-10 Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-01-15 Dan Landry, American volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics 1996), born in San Diego, California
  • 1970-01-15 Michele Granger, American softball pitcher (Olympic gold 1996), born in Anaheim, California
  • 1970-01-17 Candace Murray, Canadian softball shortstop (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-01-20 Thomas "Tom" Murray, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Buffalo, New York
  • 1970-01-23 Richard Šmehlik, Czech NHL defenseman (Buf Sabres, Olympic gold 1998), born in Ostrava, Czech Republic
  • 1970-01-27 Dario Brose, US soccer halfback (Olympic-92), born in Queens, New York
  • 1970-02-10 Brendan Eppert, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1970-02-11 Jason Allyn Scott, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1970-02-14 Elaine Youngs, American volleyball outside hitter (Olympics 1996), born in El Toro, California
  • 1970-02-15 Nathaniel Mills, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Evanston, Illinois
  • 1970-02-17 Tommy Moe, American nordic skier (Olympic-gold/silver-1994), born in Anchorage, Alaska
  • 1970-02-26 Ben Maruquin, American field hockey sweeper (Olympics 1996), born in Ventura, California
  • 1970-02-28 Noureddine Morceli, Algeria, 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1970-03-01 Yolanda Griffith, American Women's Basketball Hall of Fame center (Olympic gold 2000, 04; WNBA Finals MVP 2005, Sacramento Monarchs; 8 × WNBA All-Star), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1970-03-03 Scott Keswick, Nevada, gymnast (Coca-Cola-1st-94, Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-03-04 Marja Helena Paluila, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • 1970-03-08 Rhett Harty, Pasedena CA, US soccer player (Olympic-92)
  • 1970-03-08 Vadim Bekboulatov, NHL forward (Belarus, Olympics 1998)
  • 1970-03-16 Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-03-19 Janne Laukenen, Lahti FIN, NHL defenseman (Finland Olympic bronze 1998, Senators)
  • 1970-03-20 Kristin Klein, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics 1996), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1970-03-22 Travis Richards, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Crystal, Minnesota
  • 1970-03-22 Leontien van Moorsel, Dutch cyclist (4 Olympic gold medals), born in Boekel, Netherlands
  • 1970-03-28 Jason B Gailes, American rower (Olympic silver 1996), born in Dighton, Massachusetts
  • 1970-04-08 Derek D. Brown, American team handball right wing (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-04-09 Neal Caloia, American marksman (Olympics 1996), born in Torrance, California
  • 1970-04-10 Wesley "Wes" Barnett, American Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • 1970-04-18 Peter Giles, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1970-04-19 Kelly Holmes, British athlete (Olympics gold 800/1,500m 2004), born in Hildenborough, England

Person of interestAndre Agassi

1970-04-29 Andre Agassi, American tennis player (Olympic gold 1996, 8 Grand Slam titles), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 1970-04-29 William Martin III, American finn sailor (Olympics 23rd-1996), born in Charleston, South Carolina
  • 1970-04-30 Brad Layton, Seymour Ind, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-05-01 Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992; Champions Trophy gold 1999), born in Perth, West Australia
  • 1970-05-03 Ted Crowley, American hockey defenseman (Olympics 1994), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1970-05-04 Dawn Staley, American Basketball HOF guard (6 × WNBA All-Star, Charlotte Sting, Houston Comets; Olympic gold 1996, 2000, 04) and coach (Olympic gold 2020), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1970-05-08 Christine Stark, volleyballer (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1970-05-11 Dean Capobianco, Australian 200m/400m (Olympics 1992, 96)
  • 1970-05-11 Michael Joubert, Australian 400m/800m (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-05-12 Andreas Hestler, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1970-05-12 Todd Hallett, Canadian rower (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Shelburne, Nova Scotia
  • 1970-05-13 Mark Beaufait, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994), born in Royal Oak, Michigan
  • 1970-05-17 Jodie Rogers, Australian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-17 Giovanna Trillini, Italian fencer (2 x Olympic gold foil 1992), born in Iesi, Italy
  • 1970-05-18 Vicky Sunohara, Canadian ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1970-05-21 Roman Turek, Czech hockey goalie (Team Czech Rep, Olympics 1998). born in Strakonice, Czechoslavkia
  • 1970-05-21 Scott "Munnster" Munn, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Larkspur, California
  • 1970-05-22 Eric Wunderlich, American 200m breaststroke (Olympic 7th 1996)
  • 1970-05-25 Danni Roche, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1970-05-25 Heather Simmons-Carrasco, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic alt-96), born in Mountain View, California
  • 1970-05-27 Michael Blackburn, Australian laser sailor (Olympic bronze 2000), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-05-28 David Roberts, Alameda California, US hockey forward (Olympics 1994)
  • 1970-06-03 Peter Newton, Kailua Hawaii, sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-04 Gary Lynagh, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-10 Laurel Korholz, La Jolla California, rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1970-06-13 Lance Ringnald, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • 1970-06-13 Mikael Ljungberg, Swedish wrestler (Olympic gold 2000), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2004)
  • 1970-06-15 Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1970-06-19 Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-06-20 Shay-Oren Smadja, Israeli men's half middleweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Ofakim, Israel
  • 1970-06-21 John Roethlisberger, American gymnast (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Afton, Minnesota
  • 1970-06-22 Anne "Annie" Summertime Kakela, US rower (Olympic 4th 1996)
  • 1970-06-25 Erki Nool, Estonian decathlete (Olympic Gold 2000), born in Võru, Estonia
  • 1970-06-26 Nicole Richardson, Australian softball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • 1970-07-02 Derrick Adkins, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m hurdles 1996; World C'ship gold 1995), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1970-07-04 Louise Van Voorhis, American 470 sailor (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1970-07-08 Lisa Powell, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1970-07-15 Julian Paynter, Australian 5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-07-16 Phil Graham, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • 1970-07-18 Bronwyn Roye, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1970-07-18 Margaret Langford, canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-07-19 Rhona Susan Robertson, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1970-07-21 Steven "Scrappy" Segaloff, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • 1970-07-24 Philip Sykes, field hockey defender (Olympics 1996), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • 1970-07-31 David Sacco, NHL left wing (Olympics 1994, Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • 1970-07-31 Knut Holmann, Norwegian rower (Olympic gold 1996)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport