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Encyclopedia > 1969 in sports
Years in sports: 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972
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The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... See also: 1965 in sports, other events of 1966, 1967 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - David Pearson Indianapolis 500 - Graham Hill USAC Racing - Mario Andretti won the season championship Formula One Championship - Jack... See also: 1966 in sports, other events of 1967, 1968 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Mario Andretti wins the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship — Richard Petty May 31-Indianapolis 500 — A.J. Foyt USAC Racing — A.J. Foyt won the season championship... See also: 1967 in sports, other events of 1968, 1969 in sports and the list of years in sports. // General sporting events 1968 Summer Olympics takes place in Mexico City, Mexico United States wins the most medals (107), and the most gold medals (45). ... See also: 1969 in sports, other events of 1970, 1971 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Pete Hamilton won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Bobby Isaac Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... See also: 1970 in sports, other events of 1971, 1972 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 - Al Unser, Sr. ... See also: 1971 in sports, other events of 1972, 1973 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: February 20: A.J. Foyt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty Indianapolis 500 - Mark Donohue USAC Racing - Joe Leonard won the season championship Formula... 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... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Face The 1930s (years from 1930–1939) 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 in Europe as the World Depression. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979. ... This article cites very few or no references or sources. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1968 Gregorian calendar. ... For the Stargate SG-1 episode, see 1969 (Stargate SG-1). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Athletics

A womens 400m hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ...

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). ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... The Enschede Marathon is an annual marathon race over the classic distance of 42km and 195 metres held in the city of Enschede, The Netherlands. ... September 21 is the 264th day of the year (265th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... The 9th European Championships in Athletics were held in Athens, the capital ofGreece in 1969. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Fukuoka marathon, held in Fukuoka (Japan), is a prominent international marathon race started in 1947. ... Jerome Drayton (born January 10, 1945 in Kolbermoor) is a former long-distance runner from Canada, who was born as Peter Buniak in Germany. ...

Auto Racing

Racing cars redirects here. ... This article is about the sport of stock car racing. ... LeeRoy Yarbrough (born September 17, 1938 in Jacksonville, Florida, died December 7, 1984) was a NASCAR auto driver. ... 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. ... David Pearson (born December 22, 1934 in Whitney, South Carolina) is a former American NASCAR racecar champion. ... “Indy 500” redirects here. ... Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940 in Montona dIstria, Italy, now Motovun, Croatia) is an Italian American racing driver, and one of the most successful Americans in the history of auto racing. ... A cart is a vehicle or device, using two wheels and normally one horse, designed for transport. ... Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940 in Montona dIstria, Italy, now Motovun, Croatia) is an Italian American racing driver, and one of the most successful Americans in the history of auto racing. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Jackie Stewart talks with fans at the 2005 United States Grand Prix at Indianapolis. ... Mécanique Avion TRAction or Matra is a French company covering a wide range of activities mainly related to aeronautics and weaponry which today operates as the Lagardère Group. ... 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. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Jackie Oliver was a Formula One driver from Britain. ... Two GT40s Mk II GT40 Mk II rear The Ford GT40 was one of the most distinctive sports cars ever, winner of the 24 hours of Le Mans four times straight from 1966 to 1969. ... 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. ... Björn Waldegård (born November 12, 1943) is a Swedish rally driver, and the winner of the inaugural World Rally Championship for drivers in 1979. ... 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... This article is about the auto company. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ... 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. ... Clocked Speed = 314 mph (506 km/h), Kwinana Race Track, W.A., 2005 Top fuel dragster time (4. ... 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

A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Mickey Charles Mantle (October 20, 1931 – August 13, 1995) was an American baseball player who was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974. ... 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... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... Austin Kearns, an outfielder, catches a fly ball. ... Mack Jones (November 6, 1938 - June 8, 2004), nicknamed Mack The Knife, was a MLB left fielder who played for the Milwaukee & Atlanta Braves (1961-67), Cincinnati Reds (1968) and Montreal Expos (1969-71). ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base by striking the ball and getting to third before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... The Montreal Expos (French: Les Expos de Montréal) were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... 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 (1883-1885) Ballpark AT&T Park (2000–present) a. ... Gaylord Jackson Perry (born September 15, 1938 in Williamston, North Carolina) is a All-Star Major League Baseball pitcher and member of the United States Baseball Hall of Fame. ... Neil Alden Armstrong (born August 5, 1930) is a former American astronaut, test pilot, university professor, and Naval Aviator. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1969 â€¢ 1986 NL Pennants (4) 1969 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 2000... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4, 5, 8, 20, 22, 33, 42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... “NBA” redirects here. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Los Angeles, California. ...

Boxing

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Domínguez (left, throwing a left uppercut) versus Rafael Ortiz Boxing, also called prizefighting or pugilism is a sport and martial art in which two participants of similar weight fight each other with their fists in a series of one to three-minute intervals called... June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... For the Major League Baseball player and manager, see Joe Frazier (baseball) Joseph William Smokin Joe Frazier (born January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina) is a former world heavyweight boxing champion, active mostly in the 1960s and 1970s. ... Jerry Quarry Irish Jerry Quarry (May 15, 1945 - January 3, 1999) was called by some the best heavyweight boxer to never win a world title. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years). ... José Napoles (born April 13, 1940) is a Cuban-Mexican who was a world boxing champion. ... 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. ...

Cycling

Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a recreation, a sport and a means of transport across land. ... The Giro dItalia, also simply known as the Giro, is a long distance road bicycle racing stage race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May or early June in and around Italy. ... Felice Gimondi, (born September 29, 1942 in Sedrina, just outside Bergamo, Italy) is a former professional cyclist. ... The Tour de France is the worlds best-known cycling race, a three-week-long road race that covers a circuit of most areas around France, and sometimes neighbouring countries. ... Edouard Louis Joseph Merckx (IPA: ) (born June 17, 1945, Meensel-Kiezegem, Vlaams Brabant, Belgium) is a retired Belgian professional cyclist. ... The UCI Road World Championships, often referred to as the World Cycling Championships, is the annual world championship for bicycle road racing organized by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). ... Harm Ottenbros (Alkmaar, 27 June 1943) is a former Dutch road bicycle racer who raced professional from 1967 to 1976. ...

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. ... Competitive Highlights 1968 Olympics - 2nd World Championships - 2nd 1969 World Championships - 1st 1970 World Championships - 1st Categories: ‪American figure skaters‬ | ‪Figure skaters at the 1968 Winter Olympics‬ ... Gabriele (Gaby) Seyfert (born November 23, 1948 in Chemnitz) is a former German figure skater. ... Irina Konstantinovna Rodnina (born September 12, 1949, Moscow, Russia) was a Soviet figure skater. ... Alexei Ulanov (Алексе́й Никола́евич Ула́нов, born November 4, 1947) was a Soviet pairs figure skater and Olympic champion. ...

Football (American)

  • September 28 - Minnesota Vikings' Quarterback Joe Kapp became the last player to throw seven touchdowns in a single game.

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Football League (AFL) was a professional league of American football that operated from 1960 to 1969. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Gang Green, the Green and White Team colors Hunter Green and White Head Coach Eric Mangini Owner Woody Johnson General manager Mike Tannenbaum League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference... City Indianapolis, Indiana Team colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Mascot Blue [1] League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1953–present) Western Conference (1953-1969) Coastal Division (1967-1969) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC East (1970-2001) AFC South... Date January 12, 1969 Stadium Miami Orange Bowl City Miami, Florida MVP Joe Namath, Quarterback Favorite Colts by 18 National anthem Anita Bryant Coin toss Tom Bell Referee Tom Bell Halftime show America Thanks with Florida A&M University Attendance 75,389 TV in the United States Network NBC Announcers... Joseph William Joe Willie Namath (born May 31, 1943), also known as Broadway Joe, was an American football Hall of Fame quarterback in the American Football League and National Football League during the 1960s and 1970s. ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kapp on Sports Illustrated Cover Joseph Robert Kapp was an American football quarterback. ... City Kansas City, Missouri Team colors Red, White, and Gold Head Coach Herman Edwards Owner The Hunt Family (Clark Hunt, chairman)[1] General manager Carl Peterson Mascot K.C. Wolf (1989-present) Warpaint (1963-1988) League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Western Division (1960-1969) National Football League... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black, Da Raidahs Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC... From 1960 to 1968, the American Football League determined its champion via a single playoff game between the winners of its two divisions. ... City Minneapolis, Minnesota Other nicknames The Vikes, The Purple People Eaters Team colors Purple, Gold, and White Head Coach Brad Childress Owner Zygi Wilf General manager Rob Brzezinski Fight song Skol, Vikings Mascot Ragnar League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1961–present) Western Conference (1961-1969) Central Division (1967-1969... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The National Football League has used several different formats to determine their league champions since its founding in 1920. ...

Football (Australian rules football)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... High marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the key skill in Aussie Rules Football Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy is a code of football... The Victorian Football League, formerly known as the Victorian Football Association (VFA), is a second-tier Australian rules football league. ... The Richmond Football Club, nicknamed The Tigers, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ... The Carlton Football Club 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 and colloquially as Charlie, 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. ... Kevin Bulldog Murray (born 18 June 1938) was a champion Australian rules footballer who played for the Fitzroy Football Club in the Victorian Football League in 333 games over 18 seasons. ... The Fitzroy Football Club, latterly known as the Lions, was formed in 1883 and was a foundation member club of the Victorian Football League on its inception in 1897. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario. ... The Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian Football League team based in Regina, Saskatchewan. ... The Vanier Cup (French: Coupe Vanier) is the championship trophy of Canadian Interuniversity Sport mens football. ... The Manitoba Bisons are the athletic teams that represent the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. ... The McGill Redmen are the mens athletic teams that represent McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Football (Soccer)

For an extensive coverage see 1969 in football (soccer)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1969 throughout the world. ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Central La Paz La Paz is the administrative capital of Bolivia, as well as the departmental capital of La Paz Department. ... Champions League Logo The UEFA Champions League is an annual international inter-club football competition between Europes most successful clubs, regarded as the most prestigious club trophy in the sport. ... Associazione Calcio Milan is an Italian football club based in Milan, Lombardy. ... Amsterdamsche Football Club Ajax (Euronext: AJAX) also referred to as Ajax Amsterdam, AFC Ajax, or simply Ajax (pronounced /ˈʌɪjaks/), is a professional football club from Amsterdam, Netherlands. ... The Inter-Cities Fairs Cup was a European football competition played between 1955 and 1970. ... For the Australian soccer club see Newcastle United (Australia). ... Újpest TE, also known as Ujpest FC, is a Hungarian football club, playing in Budapest. ... Leeds United Football Club is the only professional association football club in the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. ... Note: for the full results of all FA Cup finals, see FA Cup Final The FA Cup — this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Manchester City Football Club is an English football club based in the city of Manchester. ... Leicester City Football Club, (also known as The Foxes) are an English professional football club based in the city of Leicester. ... Final Table The final table for the 1st Bundesliga, Season 1968/69 Games W D L GF:GA Pts. ... FC Bayern Munich (German: FC Bayern München) is a German football club based in Munich, the capital of the state of Bavaria. ... ACF Fiorentina, formerly Associazione Calcio Fiorentina, is an Italian football club based in Firenze (Florence). ... Celtic Football Club (pronounced seltik in IPA; AIM: CCP) is a Scottish football club, competing in the Scottish Premier League, the highest form of competition in Scotland. ... Rangers Football Club is a football club from Glasgow, Scotland, which plays in the Scottish Premier League. ... Real Madrid Club de Fútbol is a Spanish professional football club based in Madrid. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Golf is a sport in which individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and also is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... 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. ...

  • PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Frank Beard - $164,707

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. ... George Archer (born October 1, 1939 in San Francisco, California, died September 25, 2005 in Incline Village, Nevada) was an American golfer who won twelve events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... // Orville Moody (born December 9, 1933 in Chickasha, Oklahoma) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments in his career. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Tony Jacklin (born July 7, 1944) is an English golfer, who was arguably the most successful UK player of his generation. ... 2007 PGA tournament logo The PGA Championship (referred to as the US 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. ... Raymond Floyd often known as Ray Floyd (b September 4, 1942, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, U.S.A.) is a professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments at both PGA Tour and Champions Tour level. ... 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. ... Frank Beard (b. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... 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. ... Donna Caponi-Byrnes (b. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Betsy Rawls (b. ... Carol Mann (b. ... 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. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Horse-racing is an equestrian sporting activity which has been practiced over the centuries; the chariot races of Roman times were an early example, as was the contest of the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... Rain Lover was a champion Australian racehorse, who holds the record for the Melbourne Cup of 3. ... 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. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The St. ... 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 Kentucky 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. ... Majestic Prince (1966 - April 22, 1981) was a Thoroughbred racehorse purchased by Calgary, Alberta oilman Frank McMahon at the Keeneland yearling sale in September of 1967 for a then record price of $250,000. ... The Preakness Stakes is a Grade I stakes race 1 3/16 mile (1. ... Majestic Prince (1966 - April 22, 1981) was a Thoroughbred racehorse purchased by Calgary, Alberta oilman Frank McMahon at the Keeneland yearling sale in September of 1967 for a then record price of $250,000. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious Grade I stakes race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... Arts and Letters (1966-1998) was an American Hall of Fame Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. ...

Harness Racing

A trotter training at Vincennes hippodrome Harness racing is a form of horse-racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers consists of the following horse races: Cane Pace Messenger Stakes Little Brown Jug The traditional order of the races was Cane Pace, Little Brown Jug, and Messenger. ... The Cane Pace is a harness horse race run annually since 1955. ... The Little Brown Jug is a harness race for three-year-old pacing standardbreds hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 at the County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. ... The Messenger Stakes is an American harness racing event for 3-year-old pacing horses. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters consists of the following horse races: Hambletonian Yonkers Trot Kentucky Futurity Since its inauguration in 1955, only seven horses have ever won the Trotting Triple Crown. ... The Hambletonian is a United States harness racing event held annually for three-year-old trotting standardbreds. ... The Yonkers Trot is a harness race for three-year old trotting standardbreds held at Yonkers Raceway in New York. ... The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. ... The Interdominions is a harness racing competition held between horses from Australia and New Zealand. ...

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. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... 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. ... Philip Anthony Esposito, OC (born February 20, 1942 in Sault Ste. ... The Boston Bruins are a professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The St. ... 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. ... The University of Denver (DU) is an independent, coeducational, four-year university in Denver, Colorado. ... Cornell University is a private university located in Ithaca, New York, USA. Its two medical campuses are in New York City and Education City, Qatar. ... Colorado Springs is a middle-sized city, located just east of the geographic center of the state of Colorado in the United States. ...

Skiing

Alpine skier carving a turn on piste Members of the U.S. Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest Downhill Ski Racing This article is about snow skiing. ... Alpine skier carving a turn on piste Alpine skiing (or downhill skiing) is a recreational activity and sport involving sliding down snow-covered hills with long, thin skis attached to each foot. ... Karl Schranz (* 18 November 1938 in St. ...

Snooker

Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a large (12 ft × 6 ft, 3. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... John Spencer (18 June 1935 - 11 July 2006) was an English snooker player who dominated the game in the 1970s along with Ray Reardon. ... Gary Owen (born 1929) is a retired Welsh snooker player. ...

Tennis

  • Australian Rod Laver completes his second Grand Slam and the fourth in the history of 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 (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 the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, 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 (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 (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 (born August 9, 1938, in Rockhampton, Australia) is a former tennis player from Australia who was the World No. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... For the arena in Melbourne Park used for show matches in the Australian Open, see Rod Laver Arena Rodney George (Rod) Laver (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 the first of the worlds four Grand Slam tennis tournaments, held each January at Melbourne Park. ... Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... 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 (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... Wimbledon logo The Championships, Wimbledon, commonly referred to as simply Wimbledon, is the oldest and arguably most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Ann Haydon-Jones, born Adrianne Shirley Haydon on October 7, 1938 in Birmingham, England, is a former table tennis and lawn tennis champion. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Margaret Smith Court (nee Margaret Jean Smith) (born July 16, 1942) is a retired Australian professional tennis player, who was one of the most successful players in the history of the sport. ... 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. ...

Awards

In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944 in Fresno, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the major leagues in 1967 and retired in 1986. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... In 1931, the first and most prestigious Athlete of the Year award in the United States was initiated by the Associated Press (AP). ... Debbie Meyer (born August 14, 1952 Annapolis, Maryland) won the 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle swimming events in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City, at 16 years old becoming the first swimmer and first female to win three individual gold medals. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ...

Births

January

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... January 2 is the 2nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen John Davies (born January 2, 1969 in Parkes, NSW) is a former field hockey striker from Australia, who participated in three Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1992. ... This article is about the American boxer. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Schumacher (pronounced / /, born January 3, 1969, in Hürth Hermülheim, Germany)[1] is a former Formula One driver, and seven-time world champion. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Guylaine Cloutier (born January 10, 1969 in Lévis, Quebec) is a former international breaststroke swimmer from Canada, who competed for her native country at three consequentive Summer Olympics, starting in 1988. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Andrew Griffiths (born on January 11, 1969 in Sheffield, England) is a former field hockey forward from Canada, who started started playing hockey at age eight in Bermuda. ... Irek Zinnourov (born January 11, 1969) is a Russian water polo player who played on the silver medal squad at the 2000 Summer Olympics and the bronze medal squad at the 2004 Summer Olympics. ... January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Prosinečki [] (born January 12, 1969 in Villingen-Schwenningen, West Germany) is a Croatian football midfielder. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stefania Belmondo (born January 13, 1969 in Vinadio, Cuneo) is a former Italian cross-country skier. ... Jyri Kjäll (born January 13, 1969 in Pori) was a Finnish boxer, who won the bronze medal in the light welterweight division at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roberto Balado (born January 15, 1969) is a Cuban boxer. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Marsha Miller (born January 15, 1969 in Rochester, New York) is a retired beach volleyball player from the United States, who won the silver medal in the womens beach team competition at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, Canada, partnering Jenny Pavley. ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Roy Levesta Jones Jr. ... January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Giorgio Lamberti Giorgio Lamberti (Brescia, Italy, January 28, 1969), is an Italian swimmer. ...

February

February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gabriel Omar Batistuta (born 1 February 1969), nicknamed Batigol, is a former professional footballer. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Retief Goosen (born February 3, 1969) is a South African professional golfer who has been in the top ten in the Official World Golf Rankings for several years. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marco Villa (born February 8, 1969 in Abbiategrasso) is a road bicycle and track cyclist from Italy. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephen James (Steve) Backley (born February 12, 1969) is a former British athlete specialising in the javelin. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patrícia Filler Amorim (born February 13, 1969 in Rio de Janeiro) is a former freestyle swimmer from Brazil, who represented her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Fermín Cacho Ruiz (born February 16, 1969) is a Spanish athlete, winner of the 1500 metres at the 1992 Summer Olympics. ... Claude Lambert (born February 16, 1969 in Montréal, Quebec) is a retired boxer from Canada, who competed in the bantamweight (< 54 kg) division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... February 17 is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Douillet (born 16 February 1969) is a French judoka. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Laudrup (born February 22, 1969 in Vienna, Austria) is a former Danish professional football (soccer) player, who won the 1992 European Football Championship (Euro 1992) with the Denmark national team, and he was a vital part of that Rangers FC team which dominated the Scottish Premier League in the... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Toshiyuki Kuroiwa (born February 27, 1969 in Tsumagoi, Gunma) is a former ice speed skater from Japan, who represented his native country in three consecutive Winter Olympics, starting in 1992 in Albertville, France. ...

March

March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... Djamel Lifa (born March 1, 1969 in Aix en Provence) is a retired boxer from France, who competed in the Lightweight (– 60kg) division. ... József Szabó (born March 1, 1969) is a former breaststroker from Hungary, who won the gold medal in the 200 m Breaststroke at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Oleg Maskaev (born March 2, 1969 in Zhambyl, Kazakhstan) is a Russian mine worker who turned into a professional boxer and is the current World Boxing Council heavyweight champion of the world. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Erik Hoftun Erik Hoftun (born March 3, 1969 in Kyrksæterøra) is a Norwegian football (soccer) player. ... Jason Plummer (born March 3, 1969) is a former freestyle swimmer from Australia, who competed at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Antonio Cermeño (1969- ). Venezuelan boxer. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (70th in leap years). ... Hany Guda Ramzy (born in March 3, 1969 in Cairo, Egypt) is the great egyptian international defender. ... Ximena Restrepo (born March 10, 1969) is a former sprinter from Colombia. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year (74th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Axel Hager (born March 14, 1969 in Burg auf Fehmarn) is a beach volleyball player from Germany, who won the bronze medal in the mens beach team competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, partnering Jörg Ahmann. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (75th in leap years). ... Marc Lammers (born March 15, 1969 in Oss, Noord-Brabant) is the head coach of the Dutch Womens Team, that won the silver medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Hernández Sierra (born March 16, 1969) is a retired boxer from Cuba, who competed in the welterweight (< 67kg) division during the 1990s. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year (77th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Domenic Filane Figliomeni (born March 17, 1969 in Terrace Bay, Ontario) is a former boxer from Canada, who competed for his native country at two consequentive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year (78th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sheila Taormina (born 18 March 1969) is an American athlete from Michigan. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... Caroline Brunet (born March 20, 1969 in Quebec City, Quebec) is a Canadian kayaker. ... Fabien Galthié (born 1969 in Cahors) is a former French rugby union player. ... Karen Smithies (b. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year (83rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Juan Pablo Escarré Urueña (born February 23, 1969 in Alicante) is a Spanish field hockey player, who competed for Spain in three Summer Olympics, starting in 1996, when he captured the silver medal with his national side. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year (84th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stephan Eberharter (born March 23, 1969) is an Austrian skier who has won the World Cup (overall) title in 2002 and 2003. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Márcia Narloch (born March 28, 1969 in Joinville) is a female marathon runner from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the womens marathon at the 2003 Pan American Games. ...

April

April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arnaud Boetsch (born April 1, 1969 in Meulan) is a former tennis player from France, who turned professional in 1987. ... April 2 is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 273 days remaining. ... Rolf Jonas Schön (born April 2, 1969 in Västerås) is a former ice speed skater from Sweden, who represented his native country in two consecutive Winter Olympics, starting in 1992 in Albertville, France. ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... Danny Sapsford (born April 3, 1969 in Walton-on-Thames) is a tennis player from Great Britain, who turned professional in 1989. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Jorge Eliecer Julio Rocha (born April 4, 1969 in El Reten, Magdalena) was a Colombian boxer. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pontus Kåmark (born April 5, 1969 in Västerås) is a former Swedish footballer. ... April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Gary Anderson (born April 7, 1969 in Montréal, Quebec) is a former international medley swimmer from Canada, who competed for his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... Chris Garner may refer to: Chris Garner (basketball) Chris Garner (tennis) Category: ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sarah Hardcastle (born April 9, 1969) is an English former freestyle swimmer, who won a bronze and a silver medal as a fifteen-year old at the 1984 in Los Angeles, California. ... April 12 is the 102nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (103rd in leap years). ... Francisco (Francis) Alvarez Cutiño (born April 12, 1969 in San Luis, Cuba) is a beach volleyball player from Cuba, who won the gold medal in the mens beach team competition at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, partnering Juan Rossell. ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stefan Schwarz (born Malmö, 18 April 1969) is a former Swedish footballer, who played as a midfielder. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... Luc Van Lierde (born April 14, 1969) is an athlete from Belgium. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Aleksandr Lebziak (born April 15, 1969) is a Russian boxer, who won the Gold medal in the mens Light Heavyweight (81 kg) category at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. ... April 16 is the 106th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (107th in leap years). ... Germán Adrián Burgos (born April 16, 1969 in Mar del Plata, Argentina) is an Argentinian football player who retired following the 2003/04 season. ... April 17 is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Eeke Geertruida van Nes (born April 17, 1969 in Delft, Zuid-Holland) is a retired rower from the Netherlands, who won a total number of three Olympic medals during her career. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Lindsey Carlisle (born April 22, 1969) is a field hockey player from South Africa, who twice represented her native country at the Summer Olympics: 2000 and 2004. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (114th in leap years). ... Martín López-Zubero Purcell (born April 23, 1969 in Jacksonville, Florida) is a former backstroke swimmer with Spanish-American citizenship, who was born in the United States but competed for Spain. ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (115th in leap years). ... David Luckes (born on April 24, 1969) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from England, who participated in three Summer Olympics for Great Britain: 1992, 1996 and 2000. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (116th in leap years). ... Joanna Michelle Chamberlain, known as Jo, is a cricketer who played for the England womens cricket team in 9 Test matches and 39 one day internationals from 1987 to 1995. ... Jon C. Olsen (born April 25, 1969 in Jonesboro, Arkansas) is a former freestyle swimmer from the United States, who was highly successful as a member of the US relay teams in the 1990s. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Brett Steven (born April 27, 1969, in Auckland, New Zealand) is a former professional tennis player from New Zealand. ...

May

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... Brian Charles Lara (born May 2, 1969) (nicknamed, The Prince of Port-of-Spain or simply The Prince) was a record-breaking cricketer who was regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all-time. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year (125th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Yelena Dendeberova (born May 4, 1969) is a former medley swimmer from the Soviet Union, who won the silver medal in the 200 m Individual Medley at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (127th in leap years). ... Raymond Brown (born May 6, 1969 in Cambridge, Ontario) is a former backstroke swimmer from Canada, who competed for his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Melanie Valerio (b. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (129th in leap years). ... Fabrice Tiozzo (born May 8, 1969 in St. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp (born May 10, 1969 in Amsterdam) is a retired Dutch professional footballer. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (136th in leap years). ... Emmitt James Smith III (born May 15, 1969 in Pensacola, Florida) is a former American football player, who played for the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals. ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Image:RochelleLow. ... David (Dave) Lee Wharton (born May 19, 1969 in Warminster, Pennsylvania) is a former butterfly and medley swimmer from the United States, who won the silver medal in the 400m Individual Medley at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... May 23 is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ashley Carey (born May 23, 1969) is a former field hockey player from Australia, who was a member of the team that won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Albertino Essers (born May 30, 1969 in Oosterbeek) is a darts player from The Netherlands, whos nicknamed The Sensation. ... Koen Pijpers (born on May 30, 1969 in Maassluis) is a former field hockey player from the Netherlands, who earned seventeen caps for the Dutch national team, in which he didnt score. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year (152nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rikkert Faneyte (born May 31, 1969 in Amsterdam, Netherlands) was a Major League Baseball player from 1993 to 1996 for the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers. ...

June

June 2 is the 153rd day of the year (154th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Wheaton (born June 2, 1969, in Minneapolis) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Arend Jantinus (Arie) van de Bunt (born June 7, 1969 in Amersfoort) is a former water polo goalkeeper from The Netherlands, who participated in three Summer Olympics for Holland. ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Laurel Hershey Martin (born June 8, 1969 in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania) is a former field hockey player from the United States, who was a member of the US womens team that finished fifth at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... Francisco Javier Bosma Mínguez (born June 11, 1969 in Roses, Girona) is a Spanish volleyball player, who won the silver medal in the mens beach volleyball tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens together with Pablo Herrera. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Joseph Keter (born June 13, 1969) is a former Kenyan athlete, winner of 3000 m steeplechase at the 1996 Summer Olympics. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year (166th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stefanie Maria Graf (born June 14, 1969, in Mannheim, West Germany), better known to the world as Steffi, is a former World No. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Oliver Kahn (born 15 June 1969 in Karlsruhe) is a German football goalkeeper. ... Cédric Pioline (born 15 June 1969 in Neuilly-sur-Seine) is a retired French tennis player. ... June 17 is the 168th day of the year (169th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tanja Dickenscheid (born June 17, 1969) is a former field hockey player from Germany, who was a member of the national squad that won the silver medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. ... Paul Tergat (born June 17, 1969) is regarded by many as the father of Kenyan long distance running. ... Christer Wallin (born June 17, 1969) is a former freestyle swimmer from Sweden. ... June 20 is the 171st day of the year (172nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 194 days remaining. ... Paulo Bento Paulo Jorge Gomes Bento (born Lisbon, 20 June 1969), or simply Paulo Bento (pron. ... MaliVai Washington (first name pronounced: mal-a-VEE-a) (born June 20, 1969, in Glen Cove, New York) is a former professional tennis player from the United States. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ingrid Lempereur (born June 26, 1969) is a former international top swimmer from Belgium. ...

July

July 5 is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 179 days remaining. ... John Clark LeClair (born July 5, 1969 in St. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Joseph Steve Sakic (born July 7, 1969 in Burnaby, British Columbia) is a professional ice hockey center who has played his entire National Hockey League (NHL) career with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise. ... July 13 is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shaun Greatbatch (born [[July 11, 1959) is an English darts player. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Turlough OHare (born July 16, 1969 in Victoria, British Columbia) is a former international freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed in two Summer Olympics for his native country: in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea and four years later, in Barcelona. ... July 17 is the 198th day of the year (199th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Karin Brienesse (born July 17, 1969 in Breda, Noord-Brabant) is a former freestyle swimmer from The Netherlands, who competed in three consequentive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1988. ... Laurelee Kopeck (born July 17, 1969 in Nelson, British Columbia) is a former field hockey defender from Canada, who earned a total number of 163 international caps for the Canadian National Team during her career. ... July 23 is the 204th day (205th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 161 days remaining. ... Stéphane Diagana (born July 23, 1969 in Saint-Affrique) is a former French athlete who won the gold medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics in Athens over 400 metres hurdles. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Artur Partyka of Poland is one of the greatest high jumpers of all time. ... Image:AndreaWieland. ... July 28 is the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jaimie Dawson (born July 28, 1969 in Geneva, Switzerland) is a badminton player from Canada, who won the gold medal in the inaugural mens singles competition at the 1995 Pan American Games. ...

August

August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ... José Luis Ballester Rubert (born August 6, 1969 in Castellón de la Plana, Castellón) is a former butterfly swimmer from Spain, who competed at three consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1988. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Khalid Boulami (born August 7, 1969) is a former long-distance runner from Morocco. ... Clement NGoran (born August 7, 1969) is a former tennis player from Ivory Coast, who represented his native country as a qualifier at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. ... August 13 is the 225th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (226th in leap years), with 140 days remaining. ... Giacobbe Fragomeni (born August 13, 1969 in Milan) is a boxer from Italy, who is nicknamed Gabibbo and competes in the Cruiserweight division. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Stig Tøfting (born August 14, 1969 in Hørning) is a professional footballer from Denmark, who is nicknamed Tøffe. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... Mario González (born August 15, 1969) is a retired boxer from Mexico, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carl Henkel (born August 16, 1969 in Redondo Beach, California) is a professional beach volleyball player from the United States, who tied with Sinjin Smith for fifth at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hari Kant (born on August 23, 1969 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a former field hockey goalkeeper from Canada, who started to play in the 1981 Ontario Summer Games, at age eleven, when opportunity to travel provided ample incentive to participate. ... August 26 is the 238th day of the year (239th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicole Arendt (born August 26, 1969 in Somerville, New Jersey) is a female tennis player from the United States, She has a big head and a small vagina. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Mark Alan Ealham, (born August 27, 1969), is an English cricketer, he currently plays for Nottinghamshire C.C.C.. He is an all-rounder and is a former England international at both Test and one-day cricket. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Joakim Haeggman (born 28 Aug 1969 in Kalmar, Sweden) is a Swedish European Tour golfer. ... Anke Möhring (born August 28, 1969 in Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt) is a former freestyle swimmer from East Germany, who won the bronze medal in the 400m Freestyle at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Javagal Srinath (Kannada:ಜಾವಗಲ್‌ ಶ್ರೀನಾಥ್‌)   (born August 31, 1969 in Mysore, Karnataka) is an Indian cricketer. ...

September

September 3 is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Karlsson (born 3 September 1969, St. ... Hidehiko Yoshida (吉田秀彦, September 3, 1969-) is a Japanese gold-medalist judoka and MMA fighter. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Valery Belenky was born in Baku, Azerbaijan on September 5, 1969. ... Silvia Parera Carrau (born September 5, 1969 in Mataró, Catalonia) is a former medley and breaststroke swimmer from Spain, who competed at three consecutive Summer Olympics for her native country, starting in 1988 in Seoul, South Korea. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... Douglas (Doug) Stuart Pirini (born September 6, 1969 in Auckland) is a retired decathlete from New Zealand, who represented his native country in the mens decathlon at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the Gregorian calendar (254th in leap years). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Arvis Piziks (born September 12, 1969 in Gulbene) is Latvian former professional road bicycle racer. ... September 13 is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years). ... Shane Keith Warne (born 13 September 1969 in Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria), is an Australian cricketer and the current captain of Hampshire. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Konstantin Kostya the Goit Tszyu (Russian: Константин (Костя) Цзю, pronounced in Australian English) (born September 19, 1969) is a Russian- born boxer of mixed Russian, Korean and Mongol descent. ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Richard P. Witschge (born September 20, 1969 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland) is a former football midfielder from The Netherlands, who earned 31 caps for the Netherlands national football team, in which he scored one goal. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Juan Antonio Dinarés Quera (born September 23, 1969) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Michael Rich (born September 23, 1969 in Freiburg, Germany) is a professional road bicycle racer. ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wessel Johannes Hansie Cronje (September 25, 1969 - June 1, 2002) was a South African cricketer (all-rounder) and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... September 28 is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Henk Marcel Dost (born September 28, 1969 in Zierikzee, Zeeland) is a retired decathlete from the Netherlands, who represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... September 29 is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hannah Lee Fox (born September 29, 1969), better known as Hannah Fox is a former female boxer. ...

October

October 2 is the 275th day of the year (276th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Luis Villalta (October 2, 1969 in Lima, Peru - March 3, 2004 in Pompano Beach, Florida) was a professional boxer. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Brett Lorenzo Favre (born October 10, 1969, in Gulfport, Mississippi)[1] is the current starting quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Christian Alexander Tröger (born October 10, 1969) is a former swimmer from Germany, who won a total number of three bronze medals as a relay member at the Summer Olympics. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jury Chechi (b. ... October 11 is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ty Murray was born October 11th, 1969 in Phoenix, Arizona. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Antonio González Izquierdo (born October 13, 1969) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... October 17 is the 290th day of the year (291st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Theodore Ernest Ernie Els (born October 17, 1969) is a South African golfer who has been one of the top professional players in the world since the mid-1990s. ... October 19 is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Erwin Sánchez (born October 19, 1969 in Santa Cruz) is a former Bolivian footballer and a current football manager. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dariusz Adamczuk (born October 20, 1969 in Stettin) was a Polish footballer. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Guillermo Perez-Roldan (born October 20, 1969, in Tandil, Argentina) is a former professional tennis player from Argentina. ... October 22 is the 295th day of the year (296th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Owen Casey (born October 22, 1969 in Dublin) is a former tennis player from Ireland, who represented his native country as a lucky loser at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, where he was defeated in the first round by Swedens Magnus Gustafsson. ... October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Douglas Robert Brown, (born October 29, 1969), is a Scottish cricketer, he currently plays for Warwickshire C.C.C.. He is an all-rounder who has represented both Scotland, prior to them joining the ICC, and England at one-day level. ...

November

November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... Charles Nkazamyampi (born November 1, 1969) is a retired middle distance runner from Burundi. ... Jill Reeve (born November 1, 1969 in Hoosick Falls, New York) is a former field hockey defender from the United States, who earned a total number of 134 caps for the Womens National Team, in which she scored eight goals. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kathrin Boron (born November 4, 1969, Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany) is a German sculler, and four-times Olympic gold medalist. ... Sergio Rey Revilla (born November 4, 1969 in San Sebastián, Guipuscoa) is a former boxer from Spain, who represented his native country at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... Tanya Dubnicoff (born November 7, 1969 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a retired track cyclist from Canada, who won a total number of four gold medals at the Pan American Games during her career. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Helen Kelesi (born November 15, 1969 in Victoria, BC) is a former tour professional tennis player. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Jean-Michel Saive (born November 17, 1969, in Liège, Belgium) is a Belgian professional table tennis player. ... November 19 is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Igor Pamić (born November 19, 1969) is a former Croatian football striker who is now a coach. ... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rogério Aoki Romero (born November 22, 1969 in London, United Kingdom) is a former backstroke swimmer from Brazil, who competed at five consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1988. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Hermán Gaviria Carvajal (born November 27, 1969 in Carepa, Antioquia – died October 24, 2002 in Cali) was a Colombian football midfielder, who played in the 1994 World Cup for Colombia. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Ike Bazooka Quartey (born November 27, 1969 in Bukom, Ghana ) former WBC Welterweight boxing Champion from Ghana. ... November 29 is the 333rd day of the year (334th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tomas Brolin (born November 29, 1969 in Hudiksvall) is a former Swedish football player, a key member of the Swedish national team that finished third in the 1994 World Cup. ... Petrus (Pierre) Ferdinandus Johannes van Hooijdonk (born on November 29, 1969 in Steenbergen, Noord-Brabant) is a Dutch football player. ... November 30 is the 334th day of the year (335th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Trina Gulliver (born November 30, 1969) is the worlds reigning 6-time Womens World Professional Darts Champion of the (British Darts Organisation). ...

December

December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Choi Chol-Su (born December 1, 1969) is a North Korean boxer, who won the gold medal in the mens Flyweight (51 kg) category at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sandro Casamonica (born December 3, 1969 in Rome) is a professional boxer from Italy, who won the bronze medal in the featherweight division at the 1989 European Amateur Boxing Championships in Athens, Greece. ... December 4th redirects here. ... Jacques Landry (born December 4, 1969 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a retired cyclist from Canada, who twice represented his native country at the Summer Olympics. ... December 7 is the 341st day (342nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Murray (December 7, 1969 – October 15, 1995) was a Scottish professional bantamweight boxer. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Bixente Lizarazu (Basque: //; French: //) (born December 9, 1969 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France) is a former football (soccer) left defender for Bayern Munich and three other professional teams, as well as the French national team. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Christian Meyer (born December 12, 1969 in Freiburg) is a retired track cyclist from Germany, who won the gold medal for his native country in the mens team time trial (100 km) at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. ... Iain Sydie (born December 12, 1969 in North York, Ontario) is a badminton player from Canada, who won the silver medal in the inaugural mens singles competition at the 1995 Pan American Games. ... Debra (Debby) Joanne Wurzburger (born December 12, 1969 in Burlington, Ontario) is a former international freestyle swimmer from Canada, who competed for her native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sonia Barrio Gutiérrez (born December 13, 1969 in Madrid) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who was a member of the Womens National Team that surprisingly won the golden medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics on home soil (Barcelona). ... Sergei Viktorovich Fedorov (Russian:Сергей Викторович Фёдоров, Sergej Viktorovič Fëdorov; born December 13, 1969 in Pskov, Soviet Union; now Russia) is a professional ice hockey forward who plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the National Hockey League. ... Ibou Faye (born December 13, 1969) is a Senegalese athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres hurdles. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Paulo Emilio Silva Azevedo (born December 14, 1969 in Salvador, Brazil) is a beach volleyball player from Brazil, who won the silver medal in the mens beach team competition at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, partnering Luizão Correa. ... December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sergi Pedrerol Cavallé (born December 16, 1969 in Molins de Rei, Barcelona) is a former water polo player from Spain, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Carlos Retegui (born December 19, 1969 in Buenos Aires) is a field hockey defender from Argentina, who is nicknamed Chapa. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Myriam Bédard (born December 22, 1969) is a Canadian biathlete (retired), winner of two Olympic gold medals. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Leavander Johnson (December 24, 1969 - September 22, 2005) was an American lightweight boxer. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Juan Miguel Rossell Milanes (born December 28, 1969 in Jiguany) is a beach volleyball player from Cuba, who won the gold medal in the mens beach team competition at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, partnering Francisco Alvarez. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Dagmar Hase (born December 22, 1969 in Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt) is a former German swimmer, specialised in the freestyle and backstroke. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Jens Eriksen (born December 30, 1969) is a male badminton player from Denmark. ...

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