🏆⚽Allan McGraw -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scottish
🏆Ingrid Gulbin -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, German
⛪🎵🎸Geddy Lee -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1953
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Heavy Metal Singer, Heavy Metal Bassist, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Gary Leitrib; b. in Toronto
Group Names: Rush (lead)
Song Titles: Take Off (sang on Bob and Doug McKenzie's Great White North song)
🏆🥊Michael Spinks -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1956
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: Leon's brother
Misc: Heavyweight champ 80s
🏆⚽Viv Anderson -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1956
Hall of Famer, Soccer Coach, Soccer Defender, English
🎵🎸Patty Scialfa -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1956
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Musician
Names/Places: b. in Deal, NJ; Bruce Springsteen's wife
Misc: AP says b. in 1953
Group Names: Bruce Sprinsteen and the E. St. Band
🏆🎳Todd Savoy -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1959
Hall of Famer, Bowler
🏆🏁🏊Kristen Elizabeth Babb-Sprague -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1968 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆⚽Karen Walker -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.7/29/1969
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
🏆🥊Joe Coburn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1835 d.12/6/1890 (55)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Irish
|Did you enjoy this page? By clicking this text banner, you can pay $10 to help keep this website going. Please donate once a week. Thank you.|
🏆🥊George (Boxer) Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1870 d.1/6/1908 (37)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Canadian
🏆🏈Tim Mara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1887 d.2/17/1959 (71)
Hall of Famer, NFL Owner
Misc: b. Jul 30?
Sports Teams: New York Giants (owner and founder)
🎵🎷Charlie Christian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1916 d.3/2/1942 (25)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Guitarist
Misc: Jazz amplified guitar pioneer
🏆🏒Ted Lindsay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1925 N.S. d.3/4/2019 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Robert Blake Theodore Lindsay; NN: Terrible Ted
Misc: played 1944-1960, 1964-1965
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Blackhawks
🏆🎳Don Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1926 d.1/5/2012 (85)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: 6-time Bowler of Year (1953-54,57-58,60-61); voted Greatest of All-Time in 1970.
🏆🥊Mikel Scicluna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1929 N.S. d.3/20/2010 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Maltan
🎭🏆🥊Captain Lou Albano -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1933 d.10/14/2009 (76)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Wrestler, Wrestling Manager, American, Italian
Misc: Led 13 different tag teams to a record 17 tag team titles. His association with Cyndi Lauper was pivotal in turning professional wrestling into a mainstream phenomenon.
📰Peter Jennings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1938 d.8/7/2005 (67)
Hall of Famer, Newscaster, Journalist, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Toronto
TV Shows: ABC News, ABC World News Tonight
🏆🥊Freddie Welsh -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1886 d.7/29/1927 (41)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Welsh (Wales)
🏆🏒Joseph George Didler "Cannonball" Pitre -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1883 N.S. d.7/29/1934 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Montreal Le National (Nationals, 1903-1905), Michigan Soo Indians (1904-1907), Montreal Shamrocks (1907-1908), Edmonton Eskimos (1907-1908), Renfrew Millionaires (1908-1909), Vancouver Millionaires (1913-1914), Montreal Canadiens (1909-1923)
🎭🎵"Mama" Cass Elliot -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1943 d.7/29/1974 (30)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; RN:Ellen Naomi Cohen
Misc: some say b. 1941
Group Names: The Mamas & the Papas
🎵Glenn Lamont Goins -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1954 d.7/29/1978 (24)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Parliament-Funkadelic
🎭Bill Todman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1913 d.7/29/1979 (65)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York; RFN:William
Misc: producer of many game shows with partner Mark Goodson
TV Shows: Beat the Clock, Card Sharks, Family Feud, Match Game, Password, Tattletales, The Price is Right, To Tell the Truth, What's My Line?
🎵Pete Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1932 N.S. d.7/29/1988 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Music Producer, Music Publisher, Guitarist
Misc: with his Talking Steel guitar and one of the leading Nashville sessionists
🏆🏀Lauren "Laddie" Gale -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1917 N.S. d.7/29/1996 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Misc: A leading figure in the development of West Coast basketball, Laddie Gale revolutionized the game by using a one-handed shot.
🏆🥊Frederick Seawright -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1960 N.S. d.7/29/2018 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Brickhouse Brown
🏆🥊Josip Nikolai Peruzović -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1947 N.S. d.7/29/2018 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Nikolai Volkoff
For a full list of events covering 27 categories including the Today in Music, Sports, and Entertainment subjects,
please purchase the davesdatebook CD.
Please Click Here for information.
Thank you for your patronage.