Birthdays in Sport on this Day in History

Birthdays in Sport for Friday 1st August 2014

Results 1 - 72 of 72

1856 - George Coulthard, Former Australian rules footballer and cricketer (d. 1883)
1861 - Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
1871 - John Lester, American cricketer (d. 1969)
1894 - Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (d. 1927)
1900 - Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
1901 - Pancho Villa, Filipino world boxing champion (d. 1925)
1910 - Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
1920 - Sammy Lee, Fresno California, platform diver (Oly-2 gold/bronze-1948, 52)
1921 - Jack Kramer, Las Vegas, tennis star (Wimbledon 1947, US Open-1946)
1924 - Frank Worrell, cricketer (one of the three W's, inspiring WI captain)
1931 - Trevor Goddard, cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler)
1933 - Masaichi Kaneda, Japanese baseball player
1934 - J E F "John" Beck, cricketer (lefty bat in 8 Tests for NZ 1953-56)
1935 - Geoff Pullar, cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's)
1940 - Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1943 - Andy Roxburgh, Glasgow, Scotland, football player, coach and manager
1944 - Mervyn Kitchen, cricket umpire
1947 - Chris L. Barnard, Welsh footballer
1952 - C L Whittington, WLAF defensive coach (Frankfurt Galaxy)
1952 - Nancy Lopez, professional golfer
1952 - Yajurvindra Singh, cricketer (Indian batsman late 70's)
1955 - Arun Lal, cricketer (Indian batsman mid-80's)
1955 - Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (d. 2006)
1957 - Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
1961 - Andrew Nicholson, UK, NZ Equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1961 - Bart Conner, US, parallel bars gymnist (Olympic-gold-1984)
1961 - Bradford John Faxon Jr, Oceanport NJ, PGA golfer (1986 Provident)
1961 - Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax)
1961 - Mike Watkinson, cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995)
1962 - Gertjan Verbeek, soccer player (SC Heerenveen)
1962 - Joetta Clark, East Orange NJ, 800m runner (Olympic-1992)
1962 - Traci Phillips, Honolulu Hawaii, sprint kayak (Olympics-96)
1964 - Andrew Wilson, Sydney NSW Australia, canoeist (Olympics-16-92, 96)
1966 - Darryl Hall, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1966 - Ganesh Mylvaganam, cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)
1966 - Horacia de la Pena, Argentina, tennis star
1966 - Pat Carter, NFL tight end (Arizona Cardinals)
1967 - Gregg Jefferies, Burlingame CA, infielder (NY Mets, Royals, Phillies)
1967 - Lori Endicott, KC MO, volleyball setter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)
1968 - Rob Carpenter, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
1968 - Stacey Augmon, Pasadena, NBA guard (Portland Trailblazers, Hawks)
1969 - Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)
1969 - Kevin Jarvis, Lexington KY, pitcher (Cin Reds)
1970 - Quentin Coryatt, NFL linebacker (Indianapolis Colts)
1970 - David James, English footballer
1971 - Fred Lester (Atlanta Falcons)
1971 - Julia Chilicki, Somers CT, rower (Olympics-96)
1971 - Lisa Flood, Scarborough Ontario, 100m Breaststroker (Olympics-96)
1972 - Karen Dalton, Mt View California, diver (Olympics-96)
1972 - Martin Damm, Czech Republic, tennis star
1972 - Matt Dyson, NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders)
1973 - Ben Johnson, cricketer (promising South Australian opening batsman)
1973 - Gregg Berhalter, Englewood NJ, soccer defender (Olympics-gold-96)
1973 - Mario Bennett, NBA forward (LA Lakers, Phoenix Suns)
1974 - Kerwin Waldroup, DL (Detroit Lions)
1976 - David Nemirovsky, Toronto, NHL right wing (Florida Panthers)
1976 - Eryn Bulmer, Edmonton Alberta, diver (Olympics-96)
1976 - Nwankwo Kanu, soccer player (Ajax)
1976 - Hasan Şaş, Turkish footballer
1976 - Søren Jochumsen, Danish footballer
1976 - Kevin Joseph, American baseball player
1977 - Marc Denis, Montreal Quebec, Canadian ice hockey player
1978 - Edgerrin James, Immokalee Florida, American football player (Indianapolis Colts)
1978 - Andy Blignaut, Salisbury, Zimbabwean cricketer
1979 - Junior Agogo, Accra, Ghanaian footballer
1980 - Mancini, Ipatinga, Brazilian footballer
1981 - Stephen Hunt, Port Laoise, Irish footballer
1984 - Bastian Schweinsteiger, Kolbermoor, German footballer
1986 - Andrew Taylor, Hartlepool, English footballer
1986 - Anton Stralman, Tibro, Swedish ice hockey player
1986 - Elena Vesnina, Sochi, Russian tennis player
1987 - Sébastien Pocognoli, Seraing, Belgian footballer

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