Olympic Sports (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 2,627

  • 1929-11-17 Edgar White, American yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1929-11-17 Sumner White, US yachtsman (Olympic gold 1952), born in New York City (d. 1988)
  • 1929-12-02 Lowell North, yachtsman (Olympic-Gold-1968), born in Springfield, Massachusetts
  • 1930-01-08 Doreen Wilber, American archer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1930-02-08 Catherine Hardy, Carollton Ga, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1930-02-11 Alevtina Koltschina, USSR, cross coutry relay skier (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1930-02-23 Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1930-04-24 Conn Findlay, coxswain (Olympic -2 gold, bronze 1956, 64, 76), born in Stockton, California
  • 1930-04-26 Roger Moens, Belgian 800m runner (Olympic silver 1960)
  • 1930-05-12 Pat McCormick-Keller, diver (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Lakewood, California
  • 1930-06-17 James Gathers, Sumter SC, 200m runner (Olympic bronze 1952)
  • 1930-06-27 Tommy [Tamio] Kono, weightlifter (Olympic gold 1952, 60), born in Sacramento, California (d. 2016)
  • 1930-07-04 Yuri Tyukalov, Soviet Olympic rower
  • 1930-07-11 Gregory C Bell, Terre Haute Ind, long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1930-09-08 Jeanette Altwegg, England, figure skater (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1930-09-13 James McLane, American 1500m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1948)
  • 1930-10-10 Konstantin Vyrupayev, Soviet wrestler (Greco-Roman Bantamweight Olympic Gold 1956), (d. 2012)
  • 1930-10-11 Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)
  • 1930-11-17 Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1948, 52) and congressman, born in Tulare, California (d. 2006)
  • 1930-11-30 James Felton Boyd, Rocky Mount NC, light HW boxer (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1931-01-05 Walter Davis, American running high jumper (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1931-02-01 Madeline Berthod, Swiss downhill skier (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1931-03-23 Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Soviet skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Gorno-Altaysk, Russia (d. 2013)
  • 1931-03-24 Thelma Kalama, American 4 X 100m relay swimmer (Olympic gold 1948)
  • 1931-04-18 Klas Lestander, Swedish 20K biathlon (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1931-05-20 Chiharu Igaya, Japan, slalom (Olympic silver 1956)
  • 1931-07-26 Takashi Ono, Japan, gymnist (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • 1931-08-13 Norman Read, New Zealand 50K walker (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1931-09-13 Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic gold 1952) [or Feb 13]
  • 1931-11-23 Yevgeni Grischin, USSR, 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • 1931-11-26 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo, Italian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1952)
  • 1932-01-15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1932-01-15 Lou Jones, American 4X400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1932-01-21 Boris Shakhlin, Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1956-60-64)
  • 1932-01-28 Parry O'Brien, American shot putter (Olympic golds 1952, 1956, silver 1960), born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1932-03-10 Anatoliy Roschin, USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1932-04-10 Mae Heriwentha Faggs Starr, NJ, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1932-04-16 Imre Polyak, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1932-04-24 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Yerevan, Armenia, welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), (d. 2013)
  • 1932-04-25 Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1932-04-27 Charles Adkins, American light welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1932-05-25 K C Jones, Taylor Tx, basketball player (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1932-06-12 Mamo Wolde, Ethiopia, marathoner (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1932-07-12 Otis Crandell Davis, Ala, 400m/4X400m relayer (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1932-07-16 Oleg Protopopov, Russian olympic pairs skater (Gold 1964, 68)
  • 1932-08-07 Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner (Olympic gold 1960, 64)
  • 1932-09-14 Joshua Culbreath, Penn, 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1956)
  • 1932-10-17 Paul Anderson, American light super heavyweight lifter (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1932-11-13 Olga Connolly-Fikotova, US discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956), born in Libi┼í, Czech Republic
  • 1933-02-23 Lee Calhoun, Laurel, Mississippi, American 110m hurdler (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • 1933-06-18 Jean Wicki, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1933-06-20 Jean Boiteux, French 400m freestyle swimmer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • 1933-07-07 Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1933-07-10 Chuan-Kwang Yang, Taiwan, decathlete (Olympic silver 1960)
  • 1933-08-04 Nathan Eugene Brooks, flyweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • 1933-08-10 Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1933-10-19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1933-10-27 Valentin Boreyko, Russian rower (Olympic gold 1960), born in Leningrad (d. 2012)
  • 1933-11-04 Mildred McDaniel, US high jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1933-11-06 Knut Johannesen, Norwegian 5K/10K speed skater (Olympic gold 1964), born in Oslo, Norway
  • 1933-11-23 Hayes Jenkins, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1933-12-09 Milt Campbell, American decathlete (Olympic gold 1956), born in Plainfield, New Jersey (d. 2012)
  • 1934-01-07 Charles Lamont Jenkins, American 400m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in NYC, New York

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1934-02-12 Bill Russell, American basketball star (Boston Celtics, Olympic-gold 1956), born in West Monroe, Louisiana

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell
  • 1934-08-19 Bill Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1934-09-12 Glenn Davis, American athlete (Olympic gold 1956,60), born in Wellsburg, West Virginia (d. 2009)
  • 1934-11-11 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Polish long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1934-11-26 Ludmila Shevtsova, USSR, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1934-12-27 Larissa Latynina, Ukraine, gymnist (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64)

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1935-01-04 Floyd Patterson, American heavyweight champion (1956-59, 1960-62, Olympic gold 1952), born in Waco, North Carolina (d. 2006)

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • 1935-03-06 Ron Delany, Irish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in Arklow, Republic of Ireland
  • 1935-04-21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1935-06-01 James George, American weightlifter (Olympic silver 1960/bronze-1956)
  • 1935-06-11 Earlene Dennis Brown, American shot putter (Olympic bronze 1960), born in Latexo, Texas
  • 1935-07-18 Tenley Albright, figure skater (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1935-08-05 John McCartan, ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1935-08-18 Rafer Johnson, decathlete (Olympic gold 1960), born in Hillsboro Texas
  • 1935-08-22 Richard W Howard, 400m hurdler (Olympic bronze 1960), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1935-08-25 Lones Wigger, American competitive rifle shooter (Olympic gold/silver-1964, 72), born in Great Falls, Montana (d. 2017)
  • 1935-09-22 Harriet King, American fencing (Olympic-1972)
  • 1935-09-27 Jerome Shipp, American basketball (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1935-10-03 Abdon Pamich, Italian 50K walker (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1935-10-15 Bobby Joe Morrow, sprinter (Olympic-3 gold-1956), born in Brownsville, Texas
  • 1935-11-17 Anton Sailer, Austrian skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • 1935-11-22 Ludmila Belousova, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Ulyanovsk, Russia (d. 2017)
  • 1935-12-01 Roger Christian, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1935-12-22 Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68)
  • 1935-12-26 Barbara J Jacket, US athletic coach (Olympics 1972)
  • 1936-01-01 Willye B White, US jumper (Olympic silver 1956)
  • 1936-01-14 Ludmila Pinayeva, USSR, 500m kayaker (Olympic gold 1964, 1968, 1972)
  • 1936-01-14 Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1984)
  • 1936-02-13 Leamon King, Tulare California, 4X100m relayer (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1936-02-29 Alwin Schockemohle, German equestrian jumper (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1936-03-18 Tony Nash, England, bobsled (Olympic gold 1964)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1936-04-21 Bob Cleary, American ice hockey player (Olympic gold 1960), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Ice Hockey Player Bob Cleary
Ice Hockey Player
Bob Cleary
  • 1936-05-19 Elisabeth Schwartz, Austrian pairs figure skater (Olympic gold 1956)
  • 1936-06-02 Vladimir Golubnichy, USSR, 20K walker (Olympic gold 1960, 68)
  • 1936-06-29 David Jenkins, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1936-09-19 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), born in Astoria, New York (d. 2007)
  • 1936-12-12 Iolanda Balas, Romania, high jumper (Olympic gold 1960)

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Deaths in Sport