Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Saturday 31st January 2015

Results 1 - 64 of 64

1866 - Henry Forster, cricketer (Oxford blue 1887-89, later Aust Gov-General)
1889 - F R Foster, cricketer (330 runs & 45 wickets for England)
1908 - René Simone Mathieu, France, doubles tennis star (Wimbledon 1934)
1913 - Don Hutson, Pine Bluff Arkansas, first NFL wide receiver (Green Bay Packers)
1913 - Wayne Millner, NFL end (Boston/Washington Redskins)
1914 - Jersey Joe Walcott, Merchantville New Jersey, Heavyweight boxing champ (1951-52)
1916 - Frank A Parker, tennis champ (US Open-1944)
1919 - Jackie Robinson, Ga, 1st African American major league baseball player (Dodgers)
1926 - Tom Alston, American baseball player (d. 1993)
1930 - Joakim Bonnier, Swedish racecar driver (d. 1972)
1931 - Bill Watson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman mid-50s)
1931 - Ernie Banks, Dallas Texas, "Mr Cub" Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (short stop/1st baseman)
1934 - Brian Bolus, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60's)
1941 - Sharon Miller, LPGA golfer
1944 - John Inverarity, cricketer (Australian batsman 1968-72)
1946 - Subroto Guha, cricketer (right arm swing bowler for India 1967-69)
1947 - Nolan Ryan, Refugio Texas, MLB pitcher (Mets, Angels, Astros) (7 no-hitters, 5,714 Ks)
1949 - Johan Derksen, Dutch footballer and sports journalist
1954 - Sheik Faoud Ahamul Bacchus, cricketer (West Indian bat late 70's)
Tennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia RuziciTennis Player and French Open Champion Virginia Ruzici (1955) 1955 - Virginia Ruzici, Campia Turzii Romania, tennis star (1978 French Open champion)
1957 - Shirley F Babashoff, California, swimmer (Olympics-6 silver/2 gold-72, 76)
1958 - Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)
1959 - Kelly Moore, American stock car driver
1960 - Elaine Roque, American beach volleyballer (Olympics-96), born in Santa Monica California
1964 - Remi Bouchard, Lasalle Que, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 India Open)
1964 - Sharon Cain, San Antonio TX, team handball center back (Olympics-1996)
1965 - Adam Johnson, Portland Ore, beach volleyballer (Olympics-96)
1965 - Bobby Dollas, Montreal, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
1965 - Kim Clarke, Tulsa Oklahoma, team handball back court (Olympics-88, 92, 96)
1965 - René Trost, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
1966 - Charles Dimry, NFL cornerback (Tampa Bay Bucs, Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 - Jamie Taras, CFL guard (BC Lions)
1968 - Doug Pederson, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
1968 - Michael Sinclair, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan (1947) 1968 - Steve Phoenix, US baseball pitcher (Oakland Athletics)
1969 - Mathew Pallister, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-96)
1970 - Greg Skrepenak, NFL tackle (Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers)
1970 - Travis Hannah, NFL/WLAF receiver (Houston Oilers, Frankfurt Galaxy)
1970 - Minnie Driver, British actress and singer-songwriter (Good Will Hunting, The Riches), born in London, England
1971 - Corey Holliday, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
1971 - Dimitris Markos, Greek footballer
1972 - Ben Cavil, guard (Baltimore Ravens)
1972 - Fritz Fequiere, WLAF guard (Barcelona Dragons, London Monarchs)
1972 - Marvin Coleman, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)
1972 - Pulu Poumele, guard (San Diego Chargers)
1972 - Reinier Robbemond, Dutch soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
1973 - Latario Rachal, WLAF/NFL receiver (Amsterdam Admirals, San Diego Chargers)
1974 - Bob Mulder, soccer player (Appingedam, FC Groningen)
1974 - Lorenzo Styles, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
1974 - Othella Harrington, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
1974 - Pavi Sald, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1974 - Tory Toogood, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1974 - Ariel Pestano, Cuban baseball player
1975 - Kenard Lang, defensive end (Washington Redskins)
1976 - Traianos Dellas, Greek footballer
1976 - Buddy Rice, American race car driver
1978 - Fabián Caballero, Argentine footballer
1981 - Julio Arca, Argentinian football player
1982 - Yuniesky Betancourt, Major League Baseball shortstop
1982 - Andreas Görlitz, German football player
1982 - Brad Thompson, Major League Baseball player
1984 - Vernon Davis, NFL player
1985 - Adam Federici, Australian footballer
1985 - Mario Williams, NFL player

<< 30th January

1st February >>


Search the Today in Sport Archives

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)