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Volleyball - Historical Events
Date Event
1895-02-09

Volleyball invented by W G Morgan in Massachusetts

1964-10-23

Japanese beat Russian for 1st Olympic Gold in woman's volleyball

1976-07-30

Japanese beat Russian for Olympic gold in woman's volleyball

2010-01-01

Suicide car bomb detonates at a volleyball tournament in Lakki Marwat, Pakistan, killing 105 and injuring 100

2014-11-23

A suicide bomber kills 40 people at a volleyball tournament in eastern Afghanistan

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Volleyball - Birthdays
Date Event
1889-08-31

A Provost Idell, father of modern volleyball

1937-02-10

Yuriy Poyarkov, USSR, volleyball player (Oly-2 gold/1 silver-1964-72)

1938-05-25

Ludmil Buldakova, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)

1943-06-13

Edward Skorek, Poland, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1976)

1944-01-27

Pierre Bernier, Comment jouer au volleyball

1944-06-15

Inna Ryskai, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-2 gold/2 silver-1964-76)

1947-11-05

Oleg Antropov, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1968)

1954-01-02

Ludmila Borozna, USSR, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1972)

1954-07-29

Flo Hyman, Inglewood California, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

1957-05-21

Sue Woodstra, Colton Ca, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

1957-08-20

Scott Ayakatubby, beach volleyball champ

1957-11-02

Rita Crockett, San Antonio Tx, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

1958-06-25

Debbie Green, South Korea, volleyball player (Olympic-silver-1984)

1960-07-08

Jeff Stork, Longview Wash, volleyball setter (Olympics-G-88, B-92, 96)

1960-11-03

[Charles] Karch Kiraly, Jackson, Michigan, American volleyball player (Oly-3 g-84, 88, 96)

1961-06-30

Karolyn Kirby, US beach volleyball player (Goodwill-gold-94)

1962-07-14

Diane Ratnik, Toronto Ontario, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96)

1963-07-08

Bob Ctvrtlik, Long Beach Cal, volleyball outsider (Oly-G-88, B-92, 96)

1963-09-30

Ed Drakich, Windsor Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1964-03-15

Alison Johnson, Tustin CA, WPVA volleyball player (US Open-4th-1993)

1964-05-06

Kim Oden, Ala, US Olympic volleyball player (NCAA Play of Decade-80s)

1964-07-24

Erminia Russo, Kelowna BC, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1965-03-06

Tammy Liley, Long Beach Ca, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Oly-b-92, 96)

1965-04-16

Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)

1965-09-09

Marc Dunn, Kingston Ontario, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1966-08-13

Glenn Donald Hamilton, NZ, beach volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1967-03-21

Elaina Oden, Orange CA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-bronze-92, 96)

1967-03-29

Eiichirô Hasumi, Oppai Volleyball

1967-08-01

Lori Endicott, KC MO, volleyball setter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

1967-08-08

Margo Malowney, Saint John New Brunswick, volleyball player (Oly-96)

1967-08-10

Carlos Briceno, Fountain Valley, CA, beach volleyball (Oly-br-92, 96)

1967-09-08

Brett Winslow, Santa Barbara California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)

1967-12-03

Katie Henderson, Santa Monica CA, WPVA volleyball (US Open-25th-1993)

1968-03-28

Teee Williams, Los Angeles California, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-bronze-92, 96)

1968-09-16

Tara Cross-Battle, Houston Texas, volleyball hitter (Oly-br-92, 96)

1969-02-22

Kahryn Tough, Calgary Alberta, volleyball (Olympics-96)

1969-03-24

Yoko Zetterlund, SF California, volleyball setter (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

1969-04-03

Reid Hayston Hamilton, NZ, beach volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1969-04-30

Dexter Rogers, St Petersburg Fla, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)

1969-05-05

Bryan Ivie, Torrance California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-br-92, 96)

1970-01-06

Gabrielle Reece, Trinidad, volleyball star/model (Extremists)

1970-01-15

Dan Landry, San Diego Ca, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-96)

1970-02-14

Elaine Youngs, Orange California, volleyball outside hitter (Olympics-96)

1970-03-20

Kristin Klein, Santa Monica California, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-96)

1970-11-27

Chris Underwood, Los Angeles California, volleyball opposite hitter (Olympics-96)

1970-11-30

Natalie Williams, Long Beach California, volleyball outside hitter (Oly-96)

1971-03-02

James Hammerstrand, LaMesa California, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)

1971-03-09

Bev Oden, Millington Tenn, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

1971-03-20

Janis Kelly, Winnipeg Manitoba, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1971-04-06

Tom Sorensen, Racine Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

1971-05-19

Lori Ann Mundt, Yorkton Saskatchawan, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1971-06-12

Stephanie Thater, Kirkwood Mo, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

1972-01-24

Salima Davidson, Pittsburgh Penn, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)

1972-02-17

Lloy Ball, Ft Wayne Ind, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)

1972-05-04

Ethan Watts, Phila, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

1972-08-03

Jeff Nygaard, Madison Wisc, volleyball middle blocker (Olympics-96)

1972-10-01

Danielle Scott, Baton Rouge LA, volleyball middle blocker (Oly-96)

1972-10-07

John Hyden, Tustin California, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Olympics-96)

1972-12-01

Kelli Klymenko, Volleyball

1973-03-24

Chip McCaw, Chicago Ill, volleyball setter (Olympics-96)

1973-05-25

Josee Corbeil, Pointe-Claire Quebec, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1973-09-29

Athanasios Michalopoulos, Greek volleyball player

1974-04-14

Mike Allen Lambert, Honolulu HI, volleyball opposite hitter (Oly-96)

1975-12-19

Kristin Folkl, St Louis MO, volleyball outside hitter (alt-Oly-96)

1977-05-31

Theodoros Baev, Bulgarian-born Greek volleyball player

1978-03-18

Yoshie Takeshita, Japanese volleyball player

1978-08-15

Kerri Walsh, American beach volleyball player

1978-11-29

Alessandro Fei, Italian volleyball player

1978-12-26

Kaoru Sugayama, Japanese volleyball player

1979-01-27

Liesbet Van Breedam, Belgian beach volleyball player

1979-06-13

Nila Håkedal, Norwegian beach volleyball player

1979-09-13

Ivan Miljković, Serbian volleyball player

1980-07-30

Sara Anzanello, Italian volleyball player

1980-10-17

Ekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player

1983-01-07

Liesbeth Mouha, Belgian beach volleyball player

1983-12-02

Bibiana Candelas, Mexican volleyball player

1986-08-19

Saori Kimura, Japanese volleyball player

Volleyball - Weddings
Date Event
2005-12-04

2004 Olympic volleyball team member Kerri Walsh (27) weds fellow volleyball player Casey Jennings (30) at the La Quinta Resort in Palm Springs, California

Volleyball - Deaths
Date Event
1980-10-15

Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)

1986-01-24

Flo Hyman, American volleyball player (b. 1954)

2005-11-08

Pierre Bernier, Comment jouer au volleyball


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