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- Vince Young runs for 200 yards and passes for 267 more as he and the Texas Longhorns score two touchdowns in the final four minutes of the Rose Bowl Game to stun the heavily favored USC Trojans, 41-37, and clinch the National Championship.
- Tommy Corcoran, who hit .256 and stole 387 bases from 1890 to 1907, was born in Connecticut.
- 1914 - Herman Franks, baseball player
- 1930 - Don Shula, American football coach
- 1935 - Floyd Patterson, American boxer
- 1951 - Barbara Cochran, American alpine skier
- 1953 - Norberto Alonso, Argentine footballer
- 1967 - David Toms, American professional golfer
- 1973 - Frank Høj, Danish cyclist
- 1976 - Benoît Joachim, professional cyclist
- 1976 - Ted Lilly, American baseball player
- 1978 - Dwight Freeney, American football player
- 1978 - Dominik Hrbatý, Slovakian tennis player
- 1979 - Tristan Gommendy, French racing driver
- 1980 - Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer
- 1982 - Richard Logan, English footballer
- 1985 - Fernando Rees, Brazilian race car driver
- 1967 - Donald Campbell, British motorboat racer
- 2007 - Sandro Salvadore, Italian footballer
- 2007 - Jan Schröder, Dutch cyclist
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