🏆🏁🏊Janet Beth Evans -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1971 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: won 3 individual gold medals (400m & 800m freestyle, 400m IM) at 1988 Olympics; 1989 Sullivan Award winner; entered 1993 as world record-holder in 400m, 800m and 1500m freestyles; won 1 gold (800m) and 1 silver (400m) at 1992 Olympics.
🏆🥊Joseph "Jody" Hamilton -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1938 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Misc: Wrestling promoter and trainer
🏆⛸Scott Hamilton -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1958
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Bowling Green, Ohio
Misc: four-time world champion (1981-84); won gold medal at 1984 Olympics.
🏆🏈Jim Lynch -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1945
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Misc: Super Bowl IV; in the Chiefs and College Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Notre Dame, Kansas City Chiefs (1967-1977)
🏆⚽Johnny (Soccer) Moore -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1947
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
🎵Daniel "Danny" Seraphine -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/28/1948 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Drummer
Group Names: Chicago
🏆🏒Andy Bathgate -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/28/1932 d.2/26/2016 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, Canadian
Misc: played 1952-1975; 1958 NHL MVP
Sports Teams: New York Rangers (NHL), Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Detroit Red Wings (NHL), Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Vancouver Blazers (WHA), Vancouver Canucks (WHL), Cleveland Barons (AHL), Pittsburgh Hornets (AHL), Ambrì-Piotta (Nat-A)
🏆⚽Emlyn Hughes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/28/1947 d.11/9/2004 (57)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: OBE; defender/midfielder
🏆🏒Al Arbour -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1932 d.8/28/2015 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1949-1971; coached NY Islanders to 4 straight Stanley Cup titles (1980-83); retired after 1993-94 season 2nd on all-time career list with 902 wins (779 regular season and 123 postseason).
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Chicago Black Hawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues, New York Islanders (coach)
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🎭🎵Tony Clarke -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1940 N.S. d.8/28/1971 N.S. (31)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Songwriter, Soul Singer
🏆⚾Thomas H. Connolly -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1870 d.8/28/1961 (90)
Hall of Famer, MLB Umpire, British
Misc: umpired for 50 years; the first baseball umpire elected to the HofF.
🏆🥊Harry Fujiwara -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1934 N.S. d.8/28/2016 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Wrestling Manager, Hawaiian
Names/Places: ring name: Mr. Fuji
🏆🏁Phil Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1927 d.8/28/2008 (81)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: first U.S. driver to win Formula One championship (1961); 3 career wins (1958-64).
🏆⚽Werner Mieth -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1912 d.8/28/1997 (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, German
🏆🏈Bruce Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1920 d.8/28/1967 (47)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1941)
Sports Teams: University of Minnesota, Green Bay Packers (1945-1948), Los Angeles Rams (1948)
🏆⚽Robert Staig "Bobby" Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1879 d.8/28/1930 (51)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
🎵🎸Willie Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1935 d.8/28/1999 (63)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Blue Caps (a backing band for Gene Vincent)
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