Birthdays of Sport Stars on January 12

1879 :Ray Harroun, American race car driver
1894 :Georges Carpentier, French boxer
1917 :Jimmy Skinner, Canadian hockey coach
1924 :Olivier Gendebien, Belgian racing driver
1928 :Lloyd Ruby, American race car driver
1930 :Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player
1934 :Mick Sullivan, English rugby league footballer
1944 :Vlastimil Hort, Czechoslovakian chess player
1944 :Joe Frazier, American boxer
1947 :Tom Dempsey, NFL record-holder (longest field goal, 63 yards)
1947 :Tom Dempsey, American football player
1948 :Kenny Allen, English footballer
1949 :Ottmar Hitzfeld, German football manager
1951 :Drew Pearson, former NFL all-pro receiver
1951 :Drew Pearson, American football player
1952 :John Walker, New Zealand middle distance runner
1958 :Curt Fraser, American ice hockey coach
1960 :Dominique Wilkins, NBA forward (Atlanta Hawks)
1960 :Rob Derksen, Australian baseball head coach (Olympics-1996)
1960 :Dominique Wilkins, American basketball player
1962 :Luna Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler
1968 :Vince Buck, NFL safety (NO Saints)
1968 :Mauro Silva, Brazilian footballer
1969 :Robert Prosinecki, Croatian footballer
1971 :Oscar Sturgis, NFL defensive end (Dallas Cowboys)
1971 :Scott Burrell, NBA guard/forward (Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Hornets)
1971 :Shane Dronett, NFL defensive end (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
1971 :Scott Burrell, American basketball player
1972 :Dominique Ross, NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys)
1972 :Espen Knutsen, Norwegian ice hockey player
1974 :Tor Arne Hetland, Norwegian cross-country skier
1975 :Jocelyn Thibault, Canadian ice hockey player
1977 :Sara Walsh, South Bend In, fencer-foil (Olympics-96)
1977 :Yoandy Garlobo, Cuban baseball player
1977 :Cade McNown, American football player
1978 :Maurizio Zaffiri, Italian rugby player
1978 :Bonaventure Kalou, Ivorian footballer
1978 :Luis Ayala, Mexican baseball pitcher
1979 :Marián Hossa, Slovak ice hockey player
1979 :Grzegorz Rasiak, Polish footballer
1979 :David Zabriskie, American cyclist
1980 :Bobby Crosby, American baseball player
1981 :Dan Klecko, American football player
1981 :Angus Macdonald, New Zealand All Black rugby player
1981 :João Paulo, Brazilian footballer
1982 :Chris Ray, American baseball player
1982 :Dontrelle Willis, American baseball player
1982 :Sherzod Abdurahmonov, Uzbek boxer
1982 :Dimitrios Tsiamis, Greek triple jumper
1982 :Hans Van Alphen, Belgian decathlete
1984 :Scott Olsen, American baseball player
1984 :Daniel Sepulveda, American football player
1985 :Gerard Lawson, American football player
1985 :Artem Milevskiy, Ukrainian footballer
1986 :Kehoma Brenner, Greman rugby player
1986 :Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, Italian Argentine footballer
1986 :Miguel Ángel Nieto, Spanish footballer
1987 :Salvatore Sirigu, Italian footballer
1988 :Claude Giroux, Canadian ice hockey player
1988 :Chris Casement, Irish footballer
1988 :Ytalo, Brazilian footballer
1990 :Sergey Karjakin, Ukrainian chess player



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