🏆Saido Berahino -- is 25 in the year 2018 and 26 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1993 N.S.
Soccer Striker, English
🏆⚾Steve Bourgeois -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1974
🏆🏒Jack (Hockey) Brand -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1953
NHL Player, Canadian
🏆🏁Kurt Busch -- is 40 in the year 2018 and 41 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1978 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
🏆🏈Eddie Cade -- is 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1973
🏆⚾Roger "Rocket Man" Clemens -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1962
Misc: fanned a record 20 batters in 9-inning game (1986); 6 AL Cy Young Awards: three with the Red Sox (1986, 1987, and 1991), two with the Blue Jays (1997 and 1998), and one with the Yankees (2001), NL Cy Young Award Winner in 2004 with the Astros; AL MVP and All Star MVP in 1986
Sports Teams: Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Houston Astros, Boston Red Sox
🏆⚾Paxton Crawford -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1977
🏆🏁🏃Mary Decker-Slaney -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1958
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: U.S. middle distance runner; has held 7 separate American track & field records from the 800 to 10,000 meters; won both 1,500 and 3,000 meters at 1983 World Championships in Helsinki, but no Olympic medals.
🏆⚾John Farrell -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1962
MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
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🏆Greg Foster -- is 60 in the year 2018 and 61 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1958
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: 3-time winner of World Championship gold medal in 110-meter hurdles (1983,87,91); best Olympic performance a silver in 1984; world indoor champion in 1991; made world Top 10 rankings 15 years (a record for running events).
🏆🏈James Francis -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1968
🏆🏁Jeff Gordon -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1971
🏆⚾John Grubb -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1948
🏆🏌Dudley Hart -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1968
🏆🏀Michael Holton -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1961
Sports Analyst, Basketball Announcer, NBA Player
Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (studio analyst)
🏆Joni Huntley -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1956
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
🏆Hayes W. Jones -- is 80 in the year 2018 and 81 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1938
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: National Track & Field Hall of Famer: Olympic gold medalist : 110-meter hurdles [:13.6]
🏆⚾Cleon Jones -- is 76 in the year 2018 and 77 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1942
🏆Valerie Lane -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1949
Misc: October 1973
🏆⚾Scott Linebrink -- is 42 in the year 2018 and 43 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1976
🎭🏆Meghan Markle -- is 37 in the year 2018 and 38 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1981
TV Shows: Suits (as Rachel Zane)
Movie Titles: Horrible Bosses, Remember Me, Anti-Social
🎭🏆Bruna Marquenzine -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1995 N.S.
Actress, Model, Brazilian
🏆⚾Eric Milton -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1975
🏆⚽Kelley O'Hara -- is 30 in the year 2018 and 31 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1988 N.S.
Soccer Player, Olympic Athlete, American
🏆⚾Troy O'Leary -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1969
🏆🏈John Riggins -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1949
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: The Diesel and Riggo
Misc: 116 TDs; NFL Individual Record: touchdowns  scored in a season ; Super Bowl XVII MVP
Sports Teams: New York Jets (1971-1975), Washington Redskins (1976-1979, 1981-1985)
🏆Elizabeth Ann Roberts -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1941 N.S.
Misc: January 1958
🎭🏆Marcus Schenkenberg -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1968
Actor, Model, Dutch (Netherlands), Swedish
TV Shows: The Surreal Life
🏆🏈Clyde Simmons -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1964
NFL Defensive End
🏆⚾B. J. Surhoff -- is 54 in the year 2018 and 55 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1964
🏆⚽Antonio Valencia -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1985 N.S.
Soccer Player, Ecuadorian
🏆River Viiperi -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1991 N.S.
🏆⚽John Wark -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.8/4/1957
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scotish
Misc: Scotland International Footballer, also played for Liverpool and Ipswitch Town
🏆⚾Jacob "Jake" Beckley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1867 N.S. d.6/25/1918 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: NN:Eagle Eye
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Alleghenys (1888-1889), Pittsburgh Burghers (1890) Pittsburgh Alleghenys/Pirates (1891-1896), New York Giants (1896-1897), Cincinnati Reds (1897-1903), St. Louis Cardinals (1904-1907)
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🏆Mikhail Botvinnik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1911 O.S. or 8/17/1911 N.S. d.5/5/1995 (83)
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: world chess champion (1948-63)
🏆🏒Neil McNeil Colville -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1914 d.12/26/1987 (73)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1934-1950
Sports Teams: New York Rangers
🏆Glenn Cunningham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1909 d.3/10/1988 (78)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: repeatedly broke world and national records for the mile in the 1930s.
🏆⚾Luke Easter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1915 d.3/29/1979 (63)
🏆⚾Dallas (Baseball) Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1934 d.3/22/2017 N.S. (82)
MLB Executive, MLB Manager, MLB Pitcher
Misc: managed the Phillies to their first World Series championship in 1980; in the Delaware Sports and Philadelphia Baseball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (General Manager 1982-1987), Philadelphia Phillies (manager 1979-1981), New York Yankees (manager 1989), New York Mets (manager 1993-1996)
🏆🏌Ted Kroll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1919 d.4/23/2002 (82)
🏆🏁🏍Joe Leonard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1932 d.4/27/2017 N.S. (84)
Auto Racer, Motorcyclist
🏆⚾Dolf Luque -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1890 d.7/3/1957 (66)
MLB Pitcher, Cuban
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🏆🏈Perry Moss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1926 d.8/7/2014 (88)
NFL Executive, NFL Coach, NFL Player
🏆🏒Maurice "The Rocket" Richard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1921 N.S. d.5/27/2000 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1942-1960; scored 544 regular season goals, 82 playoff goals; the first to score 500 career goals; 8-time NHL first team All-Star; MVP in 1947; first to score 50 goals in one season (1945); played on 8 Stanley Cup winners in Montreal.
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens
🏆⚾Dick Bartell -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1907 d.8/4/1995 (87)
Names/Places: NN:Rowdy Richard
🏆⚾Willard Jessie Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1915 d.8/4/1996 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Player
Names/Places: nicknamed "Home Run" Brown
Misc: was an American baseball player who played outfielder in the Negro Leagues, and Major League Baseball.
Sports Teams: Kansas City Monarchs (Negro Leagues, 1936-1944, 1948-1950), St. Louis Browns (1947)
🏆🏈Art Donovan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1924 N.S. d.8/4/2013 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Names/Places: NN: The Bulldog
Misc: AFL/NFL defensive tackle
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts (1950, 1953-1961), New York Yanks (1951), Dallas Texans (1952)
🏆🏀Sue Gunter -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1939 N.S. d.8/4/2005 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Middle Tennessee State University (1962-1964), Stephen F. Austin State University (1964-1980), Louisiana State University (1982-2004)
🏆⚽Nicholas Kropfelder -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1923 d.8/4/2012 (89)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Center Forward
🏆⚽Millard Lang -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1912 d.8/4/2002 (89)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Forward, Lacrosse Player
Misc: in both the National Soccer Hall of Fame and the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame
🏆🥊Lloyd Marshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1914 d.8/4/1997 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🏆🏀Arnold D. "Arnie" Risen -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1924 d.8/4/2012 (87)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Misc: 2x NBA Champion (1951, 1957); 4x NBA All-Star (1952-55); 9x All-BAA Second Team (1949)
Sports Teams: Ohio State University Buckeyes, Indianapolis Kautskys (NBL, 1945-1948), Rochester Royals (1948-1955), Boston Celtics (1955-1958)
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