On This Day

Olympic Sports (Part 29)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 2801 - 2,900 of 3,197

  • 1975-06-27 Sarah Evanetz, 100m butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1975-06-28 Chad Green, American baseball outfielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Dunkirk, New York
  • 1975-06-30 Natasha Sturgess, Australian mistral sailor (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-07-02 Daniel Kowalski, Australian swimmer (Olympics-bronze/silver-96), born in Singapore
  • 1975-07-03 John Hargis, American 100m butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1975-07-17 Troy Amos Ross, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Georgetown, Guyana
  • 1975-07-20 Aimee Mullins, American Paralympic athlete/official (US Olympic Chef de Mission 2012), born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • 1975-07-29 Seth Greisinger, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1975-08-04 Kaipo Spenser, Wailuku HI, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1975-08-09 Mathew James Coad, New Zealand 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • 1975-08-10 Lise Mackie, Te Kuiti NZ, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-08-12 Paul Gaudoin, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-08-13 Jason Gleasman, 220 lbs greco-roman wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • 1975-08-16 Felicia Zimmermann, American fencer (Olympics 1996), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1975-08-22 Robert Enes, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-08-25 Petria Thomas, Lismore NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympic silver 1996)
  • 1975-09-13 Sean McClain, fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • 1975-09-15 Tom Dolan, American 400m freestyle/200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1975-09-16 Kip Harkrider, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Carthage, Texas
  • 1975-09-18 Kanstantsin Lukashyk, Belarusian pistol shooter (OLympic gold 1992), born in Hrodna, Belarus
  • 1975-09-29 Heather Pease, Monterey California, synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996)
  • 1975-10-01 Eric Morel, Puerto Rican boxer, (WBA flyweight champion 2000-03), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1975-10-09 Mark Viduka, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Australia

Person of interestMarion Jones

1975-10-12 Marion Jones, track and field athlete/drug cheat (5 forfeited Olympic medals), born in Los Angeles, California

Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat Marion Jones
Track and Field Athlete/Drug Cheat
Marion Jones
  • 1975-10-26 Katja Riipi, Finnish ice hockey left wing (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Sodankylä, Finland
  • 1975-10-26 Tammy Cleland, American synchronized swimmer (Olympic gold 1996), born in Sanford, Florida
  • 1975-10-30 Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1975-10-31 Carla Boyd, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Wynyard, Tasmania
  • 1975-10-31 Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in McLaren Vale, Australia
  • 1975-12-02 Mark Kotsay, American baseball outfielder and coach (1,914 MLB games; Florida Marlins, Oakland A's), born in Whittier, California
  • 1975-12-06 Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1975-12-09 Stuart McRae, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1975-12-13 Matt LeCroy, American baseball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Belton, South Carolina
  • 1975-12-17 Nick Farrell, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1975-12-18 Michael Barry, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1975-12-22 Stanislav Neckar, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Olympic gold 1998), born in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 1975-12-24 Natalie Ward, Australian softball shortstop/2nd baseman (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976-01-09 Amy Safe, Australian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Adelaide, Australia (d. 2005)
  • 1976-01-19 Sky Christopherson, American cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • 1976-01-23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1976-01-27 Haimish Karrasch, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-02 Steven Dewick, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-02-06 Kim Zmeskal, American gymnast (Olympic-92), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1976-02-08 Holly Manthei, soccer midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Edina, Minnesota
  • 1976-02-08 Jim Parque, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Norwalk, California
  • 1976-02-21 Robin Confer, American soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-28 Angie Kennedy, Nambour QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-02-29 Katalin Kovács, Hungarian canoeist (Olympic gold K-2 500m 2004, 2008; K-4 500m 2012; 30 x gold ICF Canoe Sprint World C'ships), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1976-03-14 Sarah Elizabeth Ulmer, 3k ind pursuit cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1976-03-23 Chris Hoy, Scottish cyclist, most successful Olympic cyclist ever (7 Olympic medals), born in Edinburgh
  • 1976-03-24 Danielle Garrett, Camp Hill Penn, soccer forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-03-25 Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer (2-time world heavyweight champion; Olympic gold super-heavyweight 1996), born in Semey, Kazakhstan
  • 1976-03-29 Jennifer Capriati, American tennis player (3-time Grand Slam winner), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-03-31 Graeme Smith, British swimmer (Olympic bronze 1,500m 1996), born in Falkirk, Scotland
  • 1976-04-05 Ryan Drese, baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1976-04-06 Simon Coombes, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976-04-14 Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996), born in Mackay, Australia
  • 1976-04-23 Tamas Buday Jr, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • 1976-04-25 Rainer Schüttler, German tennis player (Olympic silver 2004), born in Korbach, West Germany
  • 1976-04-26 Sarah Tueting, American ice hockey goalie (USA, Olympics 1998), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-05-07 Nicholas Butcher, field hockey midfielder/forward (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1976-05-14 Terrance Cauthen, lightweight boxer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1976-05-17 Anna Windsor, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-05-17 Peter Devine, American fencer-foil (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • 1976-05-22 Christian Vande Velde, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976-06-01 Marlon Devonish, MBE, English athlete (Olympic gold GB 4x100m relay 2004; World Indoor C'ship gold 200m 2003), born in Coventry, England
  • 1976-06-02 Elly Hutton, Australian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-06-07 David Diaz, American light welterweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1976-06-08 Lindsay Davenport, American tennis player (3 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold 1996), born in Palos Verdes, California
  • 1976-06-24 Tyce Routson, Bellevue Wash, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-06-28 Seth Wescott, American snowboarder (Olympic gold 2006,10), born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1976-07-01 Szymon Ziółkowski, Polish hammer thrower (Olympic gold 2000), born in Poznań, Poland
  • 1976-07-06 Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-07-08 Staci Wilson, soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Livingston, New Jersey
  • 1976-07-24 Anita Nall, American breaststroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1992)
  • 1976-07-24 Chris[tian] Patrick Raymond Ahrens, Whitefish Bay Wis, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-07-24 Scott Logan, Brisbane QLD Australia, swimmer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-08-01 Eryn Bulmer, Canadian diver (Olympics 1996), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1976-08-03 Troy Glaus, American baseball infielder (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Tarzana, Los Angeles
  • 1976-08-18 Tom Malchow, American 200m swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1976-08-22 Jim Weaver, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996)
  • 1976-08-23 Kate Sobrero, American soccer defender (Olympics 1996), born in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
  • 1976-08-25 Philippe Comtois, Canadian 3m springboard diver (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976-08-25 Sam Mackinnon, Australian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • 1976-08-26 Carey Tally, American soccer midfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1976-08-29 Chris Renaud, Canadian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Fredericton, Canada
  • 1976-08-29 Kasia Kulesza, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Warsaw, Poland
  • 1976-09-04 Helen Denman, Australian swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Perth, Australia
  • 1976-09-05 Tatiana Gutsu, Ukrainian gymnast (1992 Olympic Champion), born in Odessa, Soviet Union
  • 1976-09-06 Michael Nakamura, Australian baseball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in Nara, Japan
  • 1976-09-10 Greg Henderson, New Zealand track cyclist (World C'ship gold scratch race 2004), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1976-10-03 Kirsi Haenninen, Finnish ice hockey defenseman and pesäpallo player (Olympics bronze 1998), born in Joensuu, Finland
  • 1976-10-24 Yanda Nossiter, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • 1976-11-06 Laurie Baker, American ice hockey forward (USA, Olympic-gold-98), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1976-11-07 Zahir Raheem, bantamweight boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1976-11-12 Scott Mark Cameron, NZ 4x200m relay swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand
  • 1976-11-15 Jessica Amey, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1976-11-18 Sandy Zubrin, Tamuning Guam, US diver (Olympics 1996)
  • 1976-11-20 Dominique Dawes, American gymnast (Olympics-gold/brz-92, 96), born in Silver Spring, Maryland
  • 1976-11-20 Elisa Blair, Australian rower (1997 World Champion)

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Deaths in Sport