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Encyclopedia > 1962 in sports
Years in sports: 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965
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Years: 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965

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The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also: 1958 in sports, other events of 1959, 1960 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Lee Petty won the inaugural Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Lee Petty Indianapolis 500 — Rodger Ward USAC Racing — Rodger Ward Formula One Champion — Jack Brabham of Australia... // December 4 — Fukuoka Marathon, Japan Mens Winner: Barry Magee (NZL) 2:19:04 Stock car racing: Junior Johnson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rex White Indianapolis 500 - Jim Rathmann USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Championship - Jack Brabham of Australia 24 hours of... See also: 1960 in sports, other events of 1961, 1962 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Marvin Panch won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - A.J. Foyt USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the driving championship Formula One... // May 4 — Pan American Games Marathon, Sao Paulo, Brazil Mens Winner: Fidel Negrete (MEX) 2:27:56 July 13 — Enschede Marathon, Netherlands Mens Winner: Václav Chudomel (CZE) 2:25:11 October 15 — Fukuoka Marathon, Japan Mens Winner: Jeff Julian (NZL) 2:18:01 Stock car racing... See also: 1963 in sports, other events of 1964, 1965 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics March 6 – Tom OHara sets a new world record for the indoor mile run by completing it in 3 hours, 56. ... See also: 1964 in sports, other events of 1965, 1966 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Fred Lorenzen wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - Jimmy Clark USAC Racing - Mario Andretti Formula One Champion - Jimmy Clark of Great Britain... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... 20XX redirects here. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1930s were described as an abrupt shift to more radical and conservative lifestyles, as countries were struggling to find a solution to the Great Depression, also known as the [[. In East Asia, the rise of militarism occurred. ... The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ... The 1950s decade refers to the years 1950 to 1959 inclusive. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from the beginning of 1960 to the end of 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ...

Artistic Gymnastics

Artistic Gymnastics is a discipline of gymnastics in which competitors perform short routines (ranging from approximately 30 to 90 seconds) on different apparatus, obviously less for vaulting (see lists below). ... The 15th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships were held in Prague, the capital of Czechoslovakia, in 1962. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Soviet republics Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km² Approx. ... Larisa Semyonovna Latynina (Russian: Лариса Семёновна Латынина; born December 27, 1934 in Kherson, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.) was a Soviet gymnast. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Soviet republics Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km² Approx. ... State motto (Russian): Пролетарии всех стран, соединяйтесь! (Transliterated: Proletarii vsekh stran, soedinyaytes!) (Translated: Workers of the world, unite!) Capital Moscow Official language None; Russian (de facto) Government Federation of Soviet republics Area  - Total  - % water 1st before collapse 22,402,200 km² Approx. ...

Athletics

A womens 400 m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track in the Helsinki Olympic Stadium in Finland. ...

Events

The 7th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1962. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia, or literary The Land of South Slavs) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ...

Marathon

Although marathon sometimes refers to any athletic event requiring great endurance, more specifically it refers to a long-distance track event of 42,195 m (26 miles and 385 yards). ... is the 241st day of the year (242nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Indonesia. ... The 1962 Asian Games were played in 1962 at Jakarta, Indonesia. ... This page is about the capital city of Indonesia. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... The 7th European Championships in Athletics were held in 1962. ... For other uses, see Belgrade (disambiguation). ... Yugoslavia (Jugoslavija in the Latin alphabet, Југославија in Cyrillic; English: South Slavia, or literary The Land of South Slavs) describes three political entities that existed one at a time on the Balkan Peninsula in Europe, during most of the 20th century. ... Brian Leonard Kilby (born February 26, 1938 in Coventry, England) is a retired marathon runner from Great Britain, whose best year was 1962. ... is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Perth, Australia. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Brian Leonard Kilby (born February 26, 1938 in Coventry, England) is a retired marathon runner from Great Britain, whose best year was 1962. ... is the 336th day of the year (337th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Fukuoka marathon, held in Fukuoka (Japan), is a prominent international marathon race started in 1947. ...

Auto Racing

A Peugeot 206 World Rally Car Motor racing and Motorsports redirect here. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... Edward Glenn Fireball Roberts, Jr. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Joe Weatherly (May 29, 1922 - January 19, 1964) was a two-time NASCAR championship driver. ... “Indy 500” redirects here. ... Rodger Ward (January 10, 1921, in Beloit, Kansas - July 5, 2004 in Anaheim, California) won the 1959 and 1962 Indianapolis 500. ... A cart is a vehicle or device, using two wheels and normally one horse, designed for transport. ... Rodger Ward (January 10, 1921, in Beloit, Kansas - July 5, 2004 in Anaheim, California) won the 1959 and 1962 Indianapolis 500. ... F1 redirects here. ... Norman Graham Hill, known as Graham Hill (February 15, 1929 - November 29, 1975) was an English racing driver and two-time Formula One World Champion. ... The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the worlds most famous sports car endurance race, held annually at Circuit de la Sarthe near Le Mans, France, in the French Sarthe département. ... Olivier Gendebien, born January 12, 1924 in Brussels, Belgium and died on October 2, 1998 in Les Baux de Provence, in the Bouches-du-Rhône departement of France, was a war hero and race car driver. ... Philip Toll Hill Jr. ... This article is about the automobile manufacturer. ... Rallying (international) or rally racing (US) is a form of automobile racing that takes place on normal roads with modified production or specially built road cars. ... Erik Carlsson and Saab 96 pictured in 1999, Keystone Resort, USA Erik Carlsson, aka Carlsson pÃ¥ taket (Carlsson on the roof), born March 5, 1929 in Trollhättan. ... Stephane Sarrazin driving a Subaru Impreza WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally Carlos Sainz driving a Toyota Corolla WRC on the Monte Carlo Rally Carlssons replica 1963 Monte Carlo Saab 96 rally car at Linköping, on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of SAAB in 1997 The Monte... Saab 96 The Saab 96 is an automobile made by Saab. ... Top Fuel dragster Drag racing is a sport in which cars race down a track with a set distance as fast as possible. ... The National Hot Rod Association, known as the NHRA, was founded by Wally Parks in 1951 in the State of California to provide a governing body to organize and promote the sport of drag racing. ...

Baseball

  • October: National League pennant playoff: After finishing tied for the league lead, the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants played-off for the title. The Giants won the series 2 games to 1, thereby winning the National League championship.

This article is about the sport. ... is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert William Andrew Bob Feller (born November 3, 1918 in Van Meter, Iowa), nicknamed the Heater from Van Meter and Rapid Robert, is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher and Hall of Famer. ... Jack Roosevelt Jackie Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) became the first African-American major league baseball player of the modern era in 1947. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers NY, NY, 3, 4, 11, 24, 27, 30, 36, 42, 44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885–1957) New York Gothams (1883–85) Other nicknames The Jints, The Gigantes, The G... Ralph Willard Terry (born on January 9, 1936 in Big Cabin, Oklahoma) is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the New York Yankees (1956-57, 1959-64), Kansas City Athletics (1957-59, 1966), Cleveland Indians (1965) and New York Mets (1966-67). ...

Basketball

This article is about the sport. ... is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hershey redirects here. ... Wilton Norman Wilt Chamberlain (August 21, 1936–October 12, 1999), nicknamed Wilt the Stilt and The Big Dipper, was an American professional National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball player for the Philadelphia / San Francisco Warriors, the Philadelphia 76ers and the Los Angeles Lakers; and also played for the Harlem Globetrotters. ... The Golden State Warriors are a National Basketball Association team based in Oakland, California. ... Knicks redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... This article is about NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship. ... NBA redirects here. ... The Boston Celtics are a professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ...

Boxing

For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer (disambiguation). ... is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Emile Griffith (born February 3, 1938) is a former boxer from the U.S. Virgin Islands who won world championships in both the Welterweight and Middleweight divisions. ... Benny Kid Paret, born Bernardo Paret (March 14, 1937 - April 3, 1962) was a Cuban welterweight boxer. ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles L. Sonny Liston (May 8, 1932?–December 30, 1970) was a formidable boxer who became world heavyweight champion in 1962 by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the first round. ... Floyd Patterson (January 4, 1935 – May 11, 2006) was an American heavyweight boxing champion. ...

Figure skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... The World Figure Skating Championships is an annual event sanctioned by the International Skating Union in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... Donald Jackson was a Canadian figure skater. ... Competitive Highlights 1956 Olympics - 12th 1959 World Championships - 3rd 1960 European Championships - 1st Olympics - 2nd World Championships - 2nd 1961 European Championships - 1st 1962 European Championships - 1st World Championships - 1st 1963 European Championships - 1st World Championships - 1st 1964 European Championships - 1st Olympics - 1st World Championships - 1st Categories: ‪Dutch Figure Skaters‬ | ‪Figure... Maria and Otto Jelinek skate at the 1961 Canadian Championships . The family of Maria Jelinek fled to Canada from Czechoslovakia in 1948 at the beginning of the Cold War. ... Eva Romanová, born January 27, 1946 in Olomouc, Czechoslovakia is a former Czech figure skater. ... Pavel Roman (January 25, 1943 - January 30, 1972) was a Czech figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional football league that operated from 1960 until 1969, when all of its teams were absorbed into the National Football League (NFL). ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC West (1970-present) Current uniform Team colors Red, White and Gold Mascot K. C. Wolf (1985-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) Personnel Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt... City New Orleans, Louisiana Team colors Old Gold, Black, and White Head Coach Sean Payton Owner Tom Benson General manager Mickey Loomis Mascot Gumbo League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1967–present) Eastern Conference (1967-1969) Capitol Division (1967; 1969) Century Division (1968) National Football Conference (1970-present) NFC West... The National Football League has used several different formats to determine their league champions since its founding in 1920. ... Packers redirects here. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ...

Football (Australian rules football)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... High marking is a key skill and spectacular attribute of Australian rules football Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Australian rules football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of... This article is about the present day Victorian state football league. ... Essendons Home and Clash Jumpers Essendon Football Club, nicknamed The Bombers, is an Australian rules football club that is part of the Australian Football League. ... Carlton Football Club, nicknamed The Blues, is the sixth oldest Australian rules football club and the third oldest club in the Australian Football League. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is the medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie not including finals matches) as decided upon by umpires. ... Alistair Lord (born April 9, 1940) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Cats during the 1960s. ... Geelong Football Club (also known as Geelong, or The Cats) are an Australian professional Australian rules football club based in the city of Geelong, Victoria at Kardinia Park, known by its sponsored name Skilled Stadium. Playing in the Australian Football League (AFL), they are one of the most successful clubs...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Grey Cup circa 2006. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba . ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario, founded in 1950 with the merger of the Hamilton Tigers and the Hamilton Flying Wildcats. ...

Football (Soccer)

For an extensive coverage see 1962 in football (soccer)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Soccer redirects here. ... The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1962 throughout the world. ... Qualifying countries The 1962 FIFA World Cup, the seventh staging of the World Cup, was held in Chile from May 30 to June 17. ... This article is about the English FA Cup. ... Current season Tottenham Hotspur Football Club is an English professional football club which currently plays in the Premier League. ... Burnley Football Club, nicknamed The Clarets, is a professional football club based in Burnley, in east Lancashire, England. ...

Golf

Men's Golf This article is about the sport. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

Women's Golf The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the worlds two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... This article is about the golfer. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940), also known as The Golden Bear,[1] is widely regarded as the greatest professional golfer of all time, in large part because of his records in major championships. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... This article is about the golfer. ... The PGA Championship (often referred to as the U.S. PGA Championship outside of North America) is an annual golf tournament conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA Tour. ... Gary Player (born November 1, 1935) is a South African professional golfer generally regarded as one of the greatest players in the games history. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... This article is about the golfer. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Mickey Wright (b February 14 1935 San Diego, California, given names Mary Kathryn) is an American professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing in the United Kingdom is governed by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority (the HRA) which makes and enforces the rules, issues licences or permits to trainers and jockeys, and runs the races through their race course officials. ... The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ... The Queens Plate is North Americas oldest thoroughbred horse race, run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles for 3-year-old thoroughbed horses, foaled in Canada, run annually in July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. ... Races at Lonchamp - Édouard Manet, 1867 The Prix de LArc de Triomphe is a flat thoroughbred horse race of a 2400 metres (about 1 mile 4 furlongs) raced on turf for 3 year olds and up, Colts, horses, Fillies and mares (exclude geldings). ... The Irish Derby is a Group 1 flat horse race in the Republic of Ireland for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs (2,414 metres) at the Curragh, County Kildare in late June / early July. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds colts and fillies run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England. ... This article concerns the British Sovereigns Privy Council. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The St. ... Hethersett is a large village (population 5,441) in the county of Norfolk, England, about 6 miles south-west of Norwich. ... The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Hannah Derby is a Grade I stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The Preakness Stakes is a Grade I stakes race 1 3/16 mile (1. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... Jaipur (born 1959 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won the 1962 Belmont Stakes and was voted that years U.S. Eclipse Award for Outstanding 3-Year-Old Male Horse. ...

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Art Ross Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... NHL redirects here. ... Robert Marvin Bobby Hull OC (born January 3, 1939) is a retired Canadian ice hockey player. ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Hart Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the ice hockey player who is most valuable to his team in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... NHL redirects here. ... Joseph Jacques Omer Jake the Snake Plante (born January 17, 1929 in Shawinigan Falls, Quebec; died February 27, 1986 in Sierre, Switzerland) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional mens hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... For other uses, see Toronto Maple Leafs (disambiguation). ... The Chicago Blackhawks are a professional mens ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ... NCAA sponsors a championship tournament in ice hockey. ... Michigan Technological University (abbr. ... Clarkson University, formerly Clarkson College of Technology, is a private university located in rural Potsdam, New York. ... Utica, New York is a city in New York State, the county seat of Oneida County in the USA. The City of Utica is situated within the region referred to as the Mohawk Valley. ...

Skiing

Cross-country skiing (skating style) in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. ... Karl Schranz (* 18 November 1938 in St. ... Marielle Goitschel (born 28 September 1945 in Sainte-Maxime) is a former French alpine skier. ...

Swimming

Swimmer redirects here. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin John Berry (born April 10, 1945 in Sydney) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... Carl Joseph Robie (born May 12, 1945) is a former butterfly swimmer from the United States, who competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... Nickname: The Falls, C-Town, C-Falls, Caucasian Falls, CFO Location within the state of Ohio County Summit  - Mayor Don L. Robart Area    - City 66. ... is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... Los Altos (IPA: ) is a city at the southern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin John Berry (born April 10, 1945 in Sydney) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1960s, who won a gold medal in the 200m butterfly at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. ... The first World Record in the Mens 200 metres Butterfly in long course (50 metres) swimming was recognised by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) in 1959. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central...

Tennis

For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver MBE (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... The Australian Open is held each January at Melbourne Park. ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver MBE (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver MBE (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver MBE (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver MBE (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... The Australian Open is held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Margaret Smith Court AO MBE (born 16 July 1942) is a retired former World No. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Margaret Smith Court AO MBE (born 16 July 1942) is a retired former World No. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Karen Hantze Susman (born on December 11, 1942 in San Diego, California, USA) was a female tennis player from the United States. ... For other uses, see U.S. Open. ... Margaret Smith Court AO MBE (born 16 July 1942) is a retired former World No. ... The great Australians Lew Hoad and Ken Rosewall with the Cup in 1953 The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ...

Volleyball

  • Men's World Championship in Moscow, Soviet Union
    • Gold Medal: Soviet Union
    • Silver Medal: Czechoslovakia
    • Bronze Medal: Romania

For the ball used in this sport, see Volleyball (ball). ... The 1962 FIVB Mens Volleyball World Championship was the fifth edition of the tournament, organised by the worlds governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Moscow, Soviet Union from October 16 to October 26, 1962. ... For other uses, see Moscow (disambiguation). ...

Yacht racing

Inshore yacht racing on Sydney Harbour, Australia Yacht racing is the sport of competitive sailing. ... The New York Yacht Club is a private yacht club based in New York City and Newport, Rhode Island. ... This article is about the yachting competition. ... The Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron is located in North Sydney, Australia in the suburb of Kirribilli. ...

Multi-sport events

A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... The 1962 Asian Games were played in 1962 at Jakarta, Indonesia. ... This page is about the capital city of Indonesia. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries Commonwealth Games Federation seal, adopted in 2001 The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event. ... Location of Perth within Australia This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... The 1962 Winter Universiade, the II Winter Universiade, took place in Villars, Switzerland. ... Villars may mean: Villars, Dordogne Villars, Eure-et-Loir Villars, Loire Villars, Vaucluse Claude-Louis-Hector de Villars, marshal This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

Awards

In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... Maurice Morning Maury Wills (born October 2, 1932 in Washington, DC) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and switch-hitting batter who played most prominently with the Los Angeles Dodgers (1959-66, 1969-72), and also with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1967-68) and Montreal Expos (1969). ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... Dawn Lorraine Fraser AO, MBE, (born September 4, 1937) is an Australian champion swimmer. ... Swimmer redirects here. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... Jim Beatty (b. ... Sport from childhood. ...

Births

January

is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 17th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan W. Wegereef (born January 17, 1962 in Ryssen). ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Laurence (Laurie) Charles Gallen (born January 18, 1962 in Lower Hutt) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the National Mens Team that finished seventh at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Uwe Messerschmidt (born January 22, 1962 in Schwäbisch Gmünd) is a retired track cyclist and road bicycle racer from Germany, who was a professional rider from 1993 to 1997. ... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lynda Ann Cornet (born January 26, 1962 in Leiden, Zuid-Holland) is a former international rower from the Netherlands, who won the bronze medal in the Womens Eights at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, alongside Marieke van Drogenbroek, Harriet van Ettekoven, Greet Hellemans, Nicolette Hellemans, Martha... is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hagurnek (Nick) Sandhu (born January 26, 1962 in Jamsher Khas, India) is a former field hockey defender, who participated in two consecutive Summer Olympics for Canada, starting in 1984. ...

February

is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andy Fordham (born February 2, 1962 in London) is an English darts player, also known by his nickname, The Viking. ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the saint, see Saint Pedro Nolasco. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Salvatore Antibo is a former Italian long distance runner who won a silver medal over 10 000m at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bobby Czyz, (born February 10, 1962), is a Polish-American boxer. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacqueline (Jackie) Louise Cruz Silva (born February 13, 1962 in Rio de Janeiro) is a retired beach volleyball player from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the inaugural womens beach volleyball tournament at the 1996 Summer Olympics, partnering Sandra Pires. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Philippe Sella was born in 1962-02-14. ... [[Media:Italic text]]{| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hana Mandlíková, a professional tennis player, was born on February 19, 1962, in Prague, Czech Republic. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephan van den Berg (born February 20, 1962 in Hoorn, Noord-Holland) is a retired windsurfer from the Netherlands, who represented his native country twice at the Summer Olympics (1984 and 1992). ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Quinon (born February 20, 1962) is a retired pole vaulter from France. ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pedro Monzón is a former Argentinian footballer. ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ahn Byeong-Keun (born February 23, 1962) is a retired judoka from South Korea, who represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kory Merrill Tarpenning (born February 27, 1962) is a retired American pole vaulter, best known for finishing fourth at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. ...

March

is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Russell Coutts, DCNZM, CBE, born March 1, 1962 in Wellington New Zealand is a competitive sailor who is considered by many to be the best match racer in the world. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jackie Joyner-Kersee (born March 3, 1962) is a retired American athlete, ranked amongst the all-time greatest heptathletes. ... is the 62nd day of the year (63rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bengt Baron (born March 6, 1962) was a backstroke swimmer from Sweden. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Francisco (Paco) Manuel Hervás Tirado (born March 7, 1962 in Utrera) is a former volleyball player from Spain, who competed for his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Peter Manley (born 7th March 1962) is a player for the Professional Darts Corporation (PDC). ... is the 68th day of the year (69th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Darryl Eugene Strawberry (born March 12, 1962) is a former baseball player who is well-known both for his play on the baseball field and for his controversial behavior off it. ... is the 72nd day of the year (73rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Liane Tooth (born March 13, 1962 in Sydney, New South Wales) is a retired field hockey forward, who twice won the golden medal with the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, best known as the Hockeyroos, at the Summer Olympics: in Seoul (1988) and in Atlanta, Georgia (1996). ... is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tsvetanka Khristova (born March 14, 1962 in Rozova Dolina, Kazanlak) is a Bulgarian discus thrower. ... is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Fernando Martín Espina (15 March 1962 in Madrid — 3 December 1989 in Madrid) is considered one of the best Spanish basketball players ever. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nerguy Enkhbat (born March 18, 1962) is a retired Mongolian boxer. ... is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Aguilera (born March 22, 1962) is a Spanish professional male tennis player, who was born in Barcelona, Spain. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 81st day of the year (82nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Teun van Vliet (born March 22, 1962 in Vlaardingen, Zuid-Holland) is a retired road bicycle racer from the Netherlands, who was a professional rider from 1984 to 1990. ... is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image:Stevebook. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Chamberlin (born March 26, 1962 in Toledo, Ohio) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won one doubles title (1989, Bristol) during his career. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the professional basketball player. ... NBA redirects here. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year (86th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Laura (Laurien) Eveline Gales-Willemse (born March 26, 1962 in Haarlem, Noord-Holland) is a former Dutch field hockey defender, who won the golden medal with the National Womens Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Esther (Alette) Pos (born March 30, 1962 in Arnhem, Gelderland) is a former Dutch field hockey goalkeeper, who won the golden medal with the Dutch National Womens Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ...

April

is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nawal El Moutawakel is a Moroccan hurdler, born on 15 April 1962 in Casablanca. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stuart Pearce MBE (born April 24, 1962 in Hammersmith, London) is an English football coach, currently the manager of the England Under 21s. ... is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Seppo Räty is a Finnish javelin thrower born April 27, 1962. ... is the 119th day of the year (120th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robertus (Rob) Johannes Druppers (born April 29, 1962 in Utrecht) is a former Dutch middle distance runner who won the silver medal over 800m at the 1983 World Championships in Athletics. ...

May

  • May 1 — Paula Weishoff, American volleyball player
  • May 5 — Hugo Chapacu, Paraguayan tennis player
  • May 6 — Mario Kummer, East German track and road cyclist and manager
  • May 8 — Markku Slawyk, German field hockey player and coach
  • May 9 — Steve Spence, American long-distance runner
  • May 10 — José Youshimatz, Mexican track cyclist
  • May 14 — Ricci Luyties, American volleyball player
  • May 16 — Carmela Schmidt, East German freestyle swimmer
  • May 29 — Misako Miyahara, Japanese long-distance runner
  • May 30Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis player

is the 121st day of the year (122nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 125th day of the year (126th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hugo Chapacu (born May 5, 1962 in Posadas Misiones, Argentina) is a former tennis player, who represented Paraguay at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... is the 126th day of the year (127th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mario Kummer (born May 6, 1962 in Suhl) is a retired track and road cyclist from East Germany, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Markku Slawyk (born May 8, 1962) is a former field hockey player from West Germany, who was a member of the West German team that won the silver medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 129th day of the year (130th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Steve Spence (born May 9, 1962 in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania) is a retired long-distance runner from the United States, whos best performance was winning the bronze medal at the 1991 World Championships in the mens marathon. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... José Manuel Youshimatz (born May 10, 1962) is a retired track cyclist and road bicycle racer from Mexico, who represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year (135th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 149th day of the year (150th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 150th day of the year (151st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan Gunnarsson (born May 30, 1962 in Olofström) is a former tennis player from Sweden, who won one single and nine doubles titles during his professional career. ...

June

is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Phil Bourque (born June 8, 1962, in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA) is a former National Hockey League left wing and defenseman. ... is the 161st day of the year (162nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ralf Schumann (born June 10, 1962) is a German 25 m Rapid Fire Pistol shooter. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Jeremy Bates (born June 19, 1962 in Solihull, England) is a former professional tennis player from the United Kingdom. ... is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonard Patrick (Pat) Kelly (born June 23, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former ice speed skater from Canada, who represented his native country in two consecutive Winter Olympics, starting in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Silke Renk (born June 30 1962). ...

July

is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Cavanaugh (born July 1, 1962) is a retired freestyle swimmer from the United States, who twice broke the world record in the 50 m freestyle in 1980. ... is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ross (Roscoe) Rutledge (born July 7, 1962 – died April 23, 2004) is a former field hockey player, who participated in two consecutive Summer Olympics for Canada, starting in 1984. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kerrith Brown (born July 11, 1962) is a retired judoka from Great Britain, who represented his native country at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jin-Sun Yoo (born July 12, 1962 in Seochun) is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... is the 195th day of the year (196th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michelle Jan Ford MBE (born July 15, 1962 in Sydney) was an Australian long distance freestyle and butterfly swimmer of the 1970s and 1980s, who won a gold medal in the 800m freestyle at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Neil brooks was the olympic games for relay running Categories: Sports stubs ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vincent Rousseau (born July 29, 1962 in Mons, Hainaut) is a former long-distance runner from Belgium, who competed in three consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1984. ...

August

is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Clift (born on August 1, 1962) is a former field hockey player, who was a member of the golden winning British squad at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacob Baby Jake Matlala (born August 1, 1962 in Meadowlands, Johannesburg) was a South African boxer and junior flyweight champion. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mercedes Coghen Alberdingk-Thijm (born August 2, 1962 in Madrid) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who was a member of the team that surprisingly won the golden medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics on home soil (Barcelona). ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962, in Dayton, Ohio), is a starting pitcher for the New York Yankees, and is one of the preeminent pitchers in Major League history. ... The Cy Young Award of the American League, 1983. ... is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrick Aloysius Ewing (born August 5, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player. ... NBA redirects here. ... is the 217th day of the year (218th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eric Geboers (born August 5, 1962 in Neerpelt, Limburg) was is a motocross racer from Belgium. ... is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert (Rob) Hubert Maria de Wit (born 1962-08-07 in Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant) is a retired decathlete from the Netherlands. ... is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carina Marguerite Benninga (born on August 18, 1962 in Leiden) is a former Dutch field hockey player, who played 158 international matches for The Netherlands, in which she scored 25 goals. ... is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dong-Wook Song (born August 20, 1962 in Seoul) is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... is the 237th day of the year (238th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Theresa Andrews (born August 25, 1962) was an Olympic double gold medalist in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, winning in both the 100m backstroke and the 4x100m medley relay. ... is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Kingdom on the cover of Track and Field News Roger Nona Kingdom (born August 26, 1962) is a former sprint hurdler from the United States. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

September

is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...   (born September 1, 1962 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football coach and former player, who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s. ... is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joni Nyman (born September 5, 1962 in Pori) was a Finnish boxer, who won a Welterweight Bronze medal at the 1984 Summer Olympics. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Andrew Fowler (born September 13, 1962 in Christchurch) is a retired cyclist from New Zealand, who represented his native country at four consecutive 1984 Summer Olympics, starting in 1984. ... is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ernest (Ernie) Cholakis (born September 17, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a former field hockey player from Canada, who participated in the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... José Esteban Montiel Gómez (born September 20, 1962 in Ogijares, Granada) is a former long-distance athlete from Spain, who finished in 32nd position (2:19. ... is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kelly Graeme Evernden (born September 21, 1962 in Gisborne) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand, who turned professional in 1985. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rolf Gölz (born September 30, 1962 in Bad Schussenried) is a retired road and track cyclist from Germany, who was a professional rider from 1985 to 1993. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Franklin Edmundo Rijkaard (born September 30, 1962 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch football manager and former player. ... is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Martin Steele (born 1962) is a former British middle distance runner who was ranked No. ...

October

is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jorge Luis Burruchaga (born October 9, 1962 in Gualeguay, Entre Ríos) was an Argentine professional football player, and currently a football coach. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jerry Lee Rice (born October 13, 1962 in Crawford, Mississippi) is a former football wide receiver in the NFL. Rice is widely regarded as among the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, consistently showing exceptional performance and strong work ethic on and off of the field. ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shahar Perkiss (born October 14, 1962, in Haifa, Israel) is a former Israeli right-handed 64 professional tennis player. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Evander The Real Deal Holyfield (born October 19, 1962 in Atmore, Alabama) is a professional boxer from the United States and a multiple world champion in both the cruiserweight and heavyweight divisions. ... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jan Goessens (born October 20, 1962 in Gent) is a retired road racing cyclist from Belgium, who was a professional rider from 1986 to 1993, for mainly smaller teams. ... is the 294th day of the year (295th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilbert Suvrijn (born October 26, 1962 in Sittard, Limburg) is a former football midfielder from The Netherlands, who earned nine caps for the Netherlands national football team. ... is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ang Peng Siong (b. ... is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Courtney Andrew Walsh (born October 30, 1962, Kingston, Jamaica) is a former international cricketer (fast bowler) who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Categories: Stub | 1962 births | Archers at the 2004 Summer Olympics ...

November

is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sharron Davies, MBE (born November 1, 1962) is one of Britains most successful swimmers ever. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Abédi Ayew Pelé (born November 5, 1962 in Domé, Ghana) is a former Ghanaian football player. ... is the 310th day of the year (311th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Glenn Buchanan (born November 19, 1962) was an Australian butterfly swimmer of the 1980s from Townsville, who won two bronze medals in the 100m butterfly and the 4x100m medley relay, at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. ... is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Karen Marsden (born November 24, 1962) is a former Australian field hockey goalkeeper who was a member of the Olympic gold medal winning teams of the 1988 and 1996 Summer Olympics. ... is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tracey Wickham (born 24 November 1962) is a former Australian middle distance swimmer. ... is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bong-Soo Kim (born November 30, 1962 in Seoul) is a former tennis player from South Korea, who represented his native country as a lucky loser at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ...

December

is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nixon Kiprotich (born December 4, 1962) was a Kenyan 800 metres runner, who won the silver medal at the 1992 Olympic Games. ... is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John de Wolf (born 10 December 1962 in Schiedam, Zuid-Holland) is a retired Dutch footballer, who earned six caps for the Netherlands national football team, scoring two goals. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tracy Ann Austin Holt (b. ... is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Ilegems (born December 13, 1962 in Niel) is a retired track cyclist and road bicycle racer from Belgium, who was a professional rider from 1984 to 1991. ... is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Redzep Redzepovski (born December 14, 1962 in Kumanovo) is a retired flyweight boxer of Macedonian descent, who won the silver medal for Yugoslavia in the flyweight division (< 51kg) at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Markus Weise (born December 19, 1962 in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg) is a former field hockey player from Germany, who became the head coach of the German National Womens Team in 2003, as the successor of Peter Lemmen. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Bautista Hernández Pérez (born December 24, 1962) is a retired boxer from Cuba, who won the golden medal in the Bantamweight division (-54 kg) at age seventeen at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Mark Few (born December 27, 1962 in Creswell, Oregon) is an American basketball coach, currently the head coach at Gonzaga University. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Bill Self (born December 27, 1962 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma) is the head mens basketball coach at the University of Kansas. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Sherri Steinhauer (born December 27, 1962) is an American golfer. ...

Deaths

is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Benny Kid Paret, born Bernardo Paret (March 14, 1937 - April 3, 1962) was a Cuban welterweight boxer. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Iuliu Baratky Iuliu Baratky was a Romanian football player. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Oscar Emile van Rappard (born April 2, 1896 in Probolinggo, Dutch East Indies – died April 18, 1962 in Den Haag) was an track and field athlete and football (soccer) player from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1920. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... is the 179th day of the year (180th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gordon Stanley Mickey Cochrane (April 6, 1903-June 28, 1962) was a Scottish-American catcher and manager in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Athletics and Detroit Tigers. ... is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paavo Johannes Aaltonen (December 11, 1919 – September 9, 1962) was a Finnish gymnast and a three-time Olympic champion. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cornelis Johannes den Held (born July 19, 1883 in Rotterdam– died September 12, 1962 in Rotterdam) was a Dutch athlete, who competed at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. ... Year 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

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