🏆🏌Larry Ziegler -- is 84 in the year 2023 and 85 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1939
Names/Places: NN: Half Pay Ziegler
🎨🎭🏆Gwen Wong -- is 81 in the year 2023 and 82 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1942 N.S.
Artist, Actress, Model, Playmate, Filipino (Phillipean)
Names/Places: RN:Gwen Lipscomb
Misc: April 1967
🏆🥊Hector Rodríguez -- is 72 in the year 2023 and 73 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1951 N.S.
Judo, Olympic Athlete, Cuban
Misc: Olympic Gold 1976
🏆🥊Terry "Red Rooster" Taylor -- is 67 in the year 2023 and 68 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1956 N.S.
Names/Places: RN:Paul Klause
Misc: (WCW/WWF/NWA, Red Rooster).
🏆🏀Lynette Woodard -- is 64 in the year 2023 and 65 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1959
Hall of Famer, Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
Misc: Gold Medalist in 1984 Olympics and 1990 FIBA World Championship for Women. Inducted to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2005.
Sports Teams: Harlem Globetrotters
🎭🏆Lonny Chin -- is 63 in the year 2023 and 64 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1960 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate, English
Misc: January 1983
🏆⚾Barry Manuel -- is 58 in the year 2023 and 59 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1965
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers, Montreal Expos, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Seibu Lions
🏆⚾Dean Hartgraves -- is 57 in the year 2023 and 58 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1966
Sports Teams: Houston Astros, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants
🏆🏈Andrew Glover -- is 56 in the year 2023 and 57 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1967
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Raiders, Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings, New Orleans Saints
🏆⚾Tony Longmire -- is 55 in the year 2023 and 56 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1968
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies
🏆🏈Lincoln Coleman -- is 54 in the year 2023 and 55 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1969
Sports Teams: Dallas Texans, Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, Milwaukee Mustangs
🏆🎾Pete Sampras -- is 52 in the year 2023 and 53 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: No.1 player in world in 1993; youngest ever U.S. Open men's champion (19 years, 28 days) in 1990; won Wimbledon and U.S. Open titles in 1993; then won Australian Open and repeated at Wimbledon and U.S. Open in '94 as well as the Australian, and won Wimbledon again in 1995; won 5-set doubles match with John McEnroe to help win 1992 Davis Cup final.
🏆🏒Todd Marchant -- is 50 in the year 2023 and 51 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1973
NHL Player, American
🏆⚾Gene Stechschulte -- is 50 in the year 2023 and 51 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1973
MLB Pitcher, American
🏆⚾Matt Clement -- is 49 in the year 2023 and 50 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1974
MLB Pitcher, American
🏆🏒Anders Myrvold -- is 48 in the year 2023 and 49 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1975
NHL Player, Norweigan
🏆⚾Luis Ordaz -- is 48 in the year 2023 and 49 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1975
MLB Player, Venezuelan
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🏆🏀Antoine Walker -- is 47 in the year 2023 and 48 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1976
🏆🏈Plaxico Burress -- is 46 in the year 2023 and 47 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1977
NFL Wide Receiver
🏆🎾Iva Majoli -- is 46 in the year 2023 and 47 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1977
Tennis Player, Croatian
Names/Places: DN: Iva Majoli Marić
🏆🏒Hayley Wickenheiser -- is 45 in the year 2023 and 46 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1978
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
🎭🎵🏆Marian Rivera -- is 39 in the year 2023 and 40 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1984 N.S.
Actress, Singer, Model, Filipino (Phillipean), Spanish
Names/Places: not to be confused with Miriam Rivera
🏆Holley Ann Dorrough -- is 37 in the year 2023 and 38 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1986
Misc: April 2006
🏆🥊Tyson Fury -- is 35 in the year 2023 and 36 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1988 N.S.
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, English
🏆⚽Mario Balotelli -- is 33 in the year 2023 and 34 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1990 N.S.
Soccer Player, Italian
🏆Olga De Mar -- is 32 in the year 2023 and 33 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1991 N.S.
Misc: Playmate of the Month October 2018
🏆🏀Khris Middleton -- is 32 in the year 2023 and 33 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1991 N.S.
🏆⚽Matthijs De Ligt -- is 24 in the year 2023 and 25 in the year 2024; b.8/12/1999 N.S.
Soccer Player, Dutch (Netherlands)
🏆⚾Christy Mathewson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1880 d.10/7/1925 (45)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: N.Y. Giants (before it moved to San Francisco) won 373 games, 2499 strikeouts; pitched 3 complete games during the 1905 World Series without allowing opponents to score a run; won 37 in 1908; developed the Screwball.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1900-1916), Cincinnatti Reds (1916), Cincinnatti Reds (manager, 1916-1918)
🏆🏒Josephn Charles "Joe" Linder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1886 N.S. d.6/28/1948 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player
Sports Teams: Portage Lakes Hockey Club
🏆🏌Johnny McDermott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1891 d.8/1/1971 (79)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
🏆⚾Ray W. "Cracker" Schalk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1892 N.S. d.5/19/1970 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1912-1928), New York Giants (1929), Chicago White Sox (manager, 1927-1928)
🏆⚽Johnny Jaap -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1895 d.5/1/1974 (78)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
🏆⚾Rick Ferrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1905 d.7/27/1995 (89)
Hall of Famer, MLB Catcher
Misc: for 41 years held the American League record of 1,806 games caught
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns (1929-1933), Boston Red Sox (1933-1937), Washington Senators (1937-1941), St. Louis Browns (1941-1943), Washington Senators (1944-1945, 1947)
🏆🎾Harry Hopman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1906 d.12/27/1985 (79)
Hall of Famer, Sports Figure, Tennis Player, Tennis Coach, Australian
🏆🏁🏊Andrew Murray "Boy" Charlton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1907 N.S. d.12/10/1975 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
✍🎭🏆🥊Cantinflas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1911 d.4/20/1993 (81)
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Comedian, Producer (m), Acrobat, Clown (m), Bullfighter, Mexican
Names/Places: NN: The Charlie Chaplin of Mexico; b. in Mexico City; RN:Mario Moreno August
Misc: Mexican superstar
Movie Titles: Around the World in 80 Days
🏆🏈Alex Wojcieckowicz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1915 d.7/13/1992 (76)
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Detroit Lions (1938-1946), Philadelphia Eagles (1946-1950)
🏆⚾Fred Hutchinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1919 d.11/12/1964 (45)
MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers
🏆🏁🏊Ray Bussard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1928 N.S. d.9/22/2010 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming Coach
🏆⚾Bob Buhl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1928 d.2/16/2001 (72)
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🏆🏈Jack Scarbath -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1930 N.S. d.12/6/2020 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Maryland
🏆⚾Skip Caray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1939 N.S. d.8/3/2008 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer
Names/Places: Harry's son
🏆Chris Brathwaite -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1948 d.11/12/1984 (36)
Track and Field
🏆🏈Billy Hardee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/12/1954 d.7/4/2011 N.S. (56)
CFL Figure, Football Defensive
Sports Teams: Toronto Agronauts
🏆Wilhelm Steinitz -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1856 d.8/12/1900 (44)
Chess Player, Czech
Misc: the first world chess champion 1866-94; DOD was entered as DOB on Pat Kincaid's database(???), else DOD is unconfirmed
🏆🎾William Renshaw -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1861 d.8/12/1904 (43)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
🏆🥊Billy Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1844 d.8/12/1907 (62)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English
🏆🏁Charles Paine -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1833 d.8/12/1916 (82)
Misc: America's Cup
🏆🥊Albert "Chalky" Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1912 d.8/12/1957 (45)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆⚾Johnny Burnett -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1904 d.8/12/1959 (54)
Names/Places: aka John Henderson
Misc: he hit the first home run in Municipal Stadium, Bartow, Fla.
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1927-34)
🏆🥊Salvador Sánchez -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/26/1959 N.S. d.8/12/1982 N.S. (23)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Mexican
🏆⚾Enos "Country" Slaughter -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1916 N.S. d.8/12/2002 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1938-1942, 1946-1953), New York Yankees (1954-1955), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1956), New York Yankees (1956-1959), Milwaukee Braves (1959)
🏆🏀George Yardley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1928 d.8/12/2004 (75)
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Jumping George
Misc: he was the first NBA player to score over 2000 points in a season; high-leaping star scoring forward at Stanford as collegian, then for the Fort Wayne -Detroit Pistons in the 1950s; in the Collge and Pro Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Fort Wayne Pistons, Detroit Pistons (previous two: 1953-1959, tne team moved during his tenure), Syracuse Nationals (1959-1960), Los Angeles Jets (ABL, 1961-1962)
🏆⚾Ernest Thorwald "Ernie" Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1924 N.S. d.8/12/2011 N.S. (87)
Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: A longtime color commentator and play-by-play broadcaster on the Milwaukee Braves/Atlanta Braves radio and television. Elected to the Braves' Hall of Fame.
🏆🥊Michael Dokes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1958 d.8/12/2012 (54)
🏆⚾Paul Casanova -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 N.S. d.8/12/2017 N.S. (75)
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican
🏆🏒Bryan Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1942 N.S. d.8/12/2017 N.S. (74)
NHL Executive, NHL Coach, Canadian
🏆🏈William Frank "Bill" Yeoman -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1927 N.S. d.8/12/2020 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Army (player), Michigan State (coach), Houston (coach)
🏆🥊Dominic DeNucci -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1932 N.S. d.8/12/2021 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, American, Italian
Misc: Wrestling trainer
🏆🏈Roger Harring -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1932 N.S. d.8/12/2021 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach
Sports Teams: Wisconsin-La Crosse