1884 – Born this year and was a native of Buffalo, New York. 1912 – Graduate of the University of Buffalo. – He also attended the University of Pennsylvania where he was a track star. 1914 – 1920 – He coached track and cross country at the University of Maine, ..
1976 – She was born on the 6th day of February in Houston, Texas. She was one of the first to sign up for gymnastics classes under the tutelage of coaching great Béla Károlyi who had recently bought a run-down gym in her Houston neighborhood. 1989 – At the age of 13, she became the ..
1931 – He was born on the 17th day of January of this year in Cincinnati, Ohio. 1949 – He began his career at Cambridge of the (Maryland) Eastern Shore League. 1953 -He nearly died after being hit with a pitch while with St. Paul. 1954 – He then played in Hornell, ..
1947-1949 – He is one of few who played on 2 Hoosier Classic championship teams when Butler defeated both Indiana and Purdue in the same tournament. 1954 – Under the leadership of twenty-six year old coach Marvin Wood, the Indians began their rise to the top of the 751 teams entered in that year’s tournament, ..
English author, historian, and utopian pioneer of science fiction wrote "The Outline of History" 1920, novels "The Time Machine" 1895, "The Invisible Man" 1897, "The War of the Worlds" 1..
1961 – Born on the 30th of April in Chicago, Illinois. 1981 – During his sophomore season at Indiana, Thomas was an All-American, averaging 16 points and 5.8 assists a game as he led the Hoosiers to a 26-9 national championship season. – He had a good career with the Detroit Pistons. 1982 ..
1930 – Jerry Tarkanian, born on the 8th of August in Euclid, Ohio, United States. Also known as "Tark the Shark", is a former college basketball coach known for colorful behavior, including habitually chewing on a towel during games, and for his public criticisms of and clashes with the NCAA. 1955 – Graduated in ..
1937 – Barry Switzer, born on the 5th of October in Crosett, Arkansas. He has one of the highest winning percentages of any college football coach in history, and is one of only two head coaches to win both a college football national championship and a Super Bowl. 1960 – As an assistant football coach ..
US football coach 1923 – born – Jan 3rd, in Chicago. University: Purdue University (1948) 1962 -Texans won the AFL Western Division and the AFL championship 1960-1963 – Dallas Texans Coach. 1964-1974 – Kansas City Chiefs Coach (lost Super Bowl I 1967, won Super Bowl IV ..
US football coach coach for University of Chicago 1892-1932 coach for Pacific 1933-1946 introduced football hud..