Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Wednesday 4th March 2015

Results 1 - 88 of 88

1883 - Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (d. 1956)
1884 - Red Murray, American professional baseball player (d. 1958)
1888 - Knute Rockne, Norwegian/US football player/coach (Notre Dame)
1888 - Jeff Pfeffer, American professional baseball pitcher (d. 1972)
1897 - Francis "Lefty" O'Doul, baseball player/organized Japanese baseball
1900 - Roberto Soundy, El Salvador, trap shooter (Olympic-1968)
1906 - Georges Ronsse, Belgian national cyclo-cross and world champion road bicycle racer (d. 1969)
1914 - Gino Colaussi (Luigi Colaussi), Italian footballer (d. 1991)
1917 - Clyde McCullough, American baseball player (d. 1982)
1918 - Margaret Osborne DuPont, Joseph Oregon, tennis pro (US Open 1948-50), (d. 2012)
1919 - Buck Baker, American racecar driver (d. 2002)
1921 - Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player
1923 - Piero J d'Inzeo, France, Equestrian show jumper (Olymp-gold-1952, 64)
1926 - Pascual Pérez (boxing), Argentine flyweight boxer (d. 1977)
1927 - Dick Savitt, American tennis player
1931 - Bob Johnson, American ice hockey coach (d. 1991)
1936 - Jim Clark, race car driver (Indianapolis 500)
1937 - Graeme Dowling, cricketer (New Zealand, 239 v India 1968)
1938 - Don Perkins, American football player
1948 - Tom Grieve, American baseball player
1948 - Leron Lee, American baseball player
1950 - Judy Dickinson, Akron OH, LPGA golfer (1985 Boston Five Classic)
1950 - Rafael Canizares Poey, Alacs Mtnzs Cuba, basketballer (Oly-bronze-72)
1951 - Kenny Dalglish, Scottish football player (100+ goals) and manager
1953 - Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
1954 - Peter Erling Jacobsen, Portland OR, PGA golfer (1990 Bob Hope)
1957 - Rick Mast, American NASCAR driver
1960 - Reggie McElroy, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos)
1960 - John Mugabi, Ugandan boxer
1961 - David "Tinker" Juarez, cyclist (Olympics-19th-96), born in Los Angeles, California
1961 - Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini, boxer (killed a boxer in the ring)
1961 - Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
1962 - Brant Ian Woodward, Hurstville NZ, trap shooter (Olympics-96)
1962 - Greg Kragen, NFL nose tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers)
1963 - Anne Minter, Australia, tennis star
1964 - Emilia Eberle, Romania, gymnist (Oly-silver-80)
1964 - Linda French, Oak Park Ill, badminton player (Olympics-96)
1964 - Tom Lampkin, Cincinnati OH, catcher (SF Giants)
1965 - Alexandra Harbold, sprint kayak (Olympics-96), born in NYC, New York
1966 - Kevin Johnson, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns)
1966 - Mike Small, Aurora Illinois, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Emerald Coast)
1967 - Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer (batsman Warne's bunny)
1967 - Juli Furtado, mountain cyclist (world champ-1991, 92), born in NYC, New York
1967 - Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
1968 - Brian Hunter, Torrance CA, infielder (Seat Mariners, Houston Astros)
1968 - Dinky van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star
1968 - Dionna Harris, Wilmington Del, softball outfielder (Olympics-gold-96)
1968 - Giovanni Carrara, Venezuelan baseball player
1969 - Jeff Tinsley, Shelbyville KY, outfielder (Boston Red Sox)
1969 - Kenneth Benson, CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts)
1970 - Dave Stevens, Fullerton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)
1970 - Marja Helena Paluila, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)
1970 - Matt Gay, WLAF safety (Rhein Fire)
1970 - Tina Paternostro, Williamsport PA, golfer (1995 JAL Big Apple-57th)
1971 - Edwin van Holten, soccer player (FC Volendam)
1971 - Jovan Stanković, Serbian footballer
1972 - Chris Borg, Lexington SC, American canoeist (alt-Olympics-96)
1972 - Martin St Pierre, Ripon Quebec, 20k walker (Olympics-96)
1972 - Robert Smith, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)
1972 - Pae Gil-Su, North Korean gymnast
1972 - Jos Verstappen, Dutch Formula One driver
1973 - Phillip Daniels, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)
1974 - Jarrett Deuling, Vernon, NHL left wing (NY Islanders)
1974 - Karol Kucera, Bratislava Slovakia, tennis star (1995-Rosmalen)
1974 - Sherry Wigginton, Austin Texas, diver (Olympics-96)
1974 - Ariel Ortega, Argentine footballer
1974 - Tommy Phelps, American baseball player
1975 - Kirsten Bolm, German hurdler
1975 - Patrick Femerling, German-born professional basketball player
1975 - Myrna Veenstra, Dutch field hockey player
1975 - Antti Aalto, Finnish ice hockey player
1976 - Hiram Bocachica, Puerto Rican baseball player
1976 - Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player
1976 - Vic Wunderle, American archer
1977 - Daniel Klewer, German footballer
1978 - Denis Dallan, Italian rugby union footballer
1978 - Nate Ackerman, British-American logician and wrestler
1978 - Pierre Dagenais, Canadian ice hockey player
1980 - Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer
1980 - Jack Hannahan, American baseball player
1980 - Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
1982 - Mariano Altuna, Argentine racing driver
1982 - Landon Donovan, American soccer player
1983 - Ryan Lonie, Australian football player.
1984 - Zak Whitbread, American-born English footballer
1985 - Chinedum Ndukwe, American football player
1986 - Tom De Mul, Belgian footballer
1986 - Bohdan Shust, Ukrainian footballer

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