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-- b.6/9/1934 d.6/16/1989 (55)Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
-- b.5/9/1980 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
-- b.1/6/1954Luger, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: 2 man luge (Olympic-gold-1976, 80)
-- b.4/2/1940 d.3/23/1981 (40)Auto Racer, Motorcyclist, BritishMisc: Formula One, Grand Prix motorcycle racing
George Frederick Haines
-- b.3/9/1924 N.S. d.5/1/2006 N.S. (82)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AmericanMisc: Swimming Coach
-- b.2/1/1878 N.S. d.11/12/1955 N.S. (77)Architect, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian
-- b.9/28/1968 N.S.Auto Racer, Finnish
-- b.1/4/1925 d.10/24/2003 (78)Skier, Olympic Athlete, FinnishMisc: 30K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1956); a forestry technician
-- b.7/31/1909 N.S. d.9/10/1946 N.S. (37)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian
-- b.8/7/1951Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: (Olympic-bronze-1976); International Swimming Hall of Famer: U.S. Olympic team captain ; opening ceremonies U.S. flag bearer [1976); silver medalist: 400-meter medley , 200-meter butterfly , bronze: 100-meter butterfly; Doctor of Ophthalmology
Gary Hall Jr.
-- b.9/26/1974 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Gary Wayne Hall Sr.
-- b.8/7/1951 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
-- b.7/23/1935Auto RacerMisc: Formula One, Indianapolis 500
-- b.5/15/1951 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AmericanNames/Places: aka Kaye Greff
-- b.10/26/1983 N.S.Skier
Bobby (Racer) Hamilton
-- b.5/29/1957 N.S. d.1/7/2007 N.S. (49)Auto RacerNames/Places: RN: Charles Robert Hamilton Sr.Misc: Stock Car Racer
-- b.1/7/1985 N.S.Auto Racer, English
-- b.3/28/1992 N.S.Auto Racer, English
-- b.7/20/1942 d.3/22/2017 N.S. (74)Auto Racer
-- b.11/18/1980 N.S.Auto Racer
-- b.11/2/1951Runner, Olympic Athlete
-- b.3/27/1967NBA Forward, Drag Racer
Millard Frank Hampton
-- b.7/8/1956Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1976)
-- b.3/30/1941 N.S. d.1/25/2018 N.S. (76)Bicyclist, Olympic Athlete, SwedishMisc: road race cycler (Olympic-bronze-1964)
-- b.9/7/1917 N.S. d.10/30/2005 N.S. (88)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese
Lee Edward "Chip" Hanauer
-- b.7/1/1954 N.S.Hydroplane RacerMisc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame; the third most successful Unlimited Hydroplane racer in history.
Arthur B. "Bull" Hancock
-- b.1/24/1910 N.S. d.9/14/1972 N.S. (62)Racing FigureMisc: Horse racing owner, considered the greatest breeder in history.
-- b.2/14/1874 N.S. d.12/28/1956 N.S. (82)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Italian
-- b.7/13/1914 d.6/27/1994 (79)Auto Racer
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AmericanMisc: Swimming Coach
-- b.11/15/1939Kayaker, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympic gold 1960
-- b.10/20/1926 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German
Phyllis May Harding
-- b.12/15/1907 N.S. d.11/16/1992 N.S. (84)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, EnglishNames/Places: aka Phyllis Turner
-- b.2/8/1930 d.9/8/2017 N.S. (87)Runner, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: aka Catherine Hardy LavenderMisc: 4x100m runner (Olympic-gold-1952)
-- b.5/13/1984 N.S.Runner, Olympic Athlete
-- b.11/29/1935 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, South African
-- b.1/12/1879 d.1/19/1968 (89)Auto Racer
-- b.7/17/1975 N.S.Motorcyclist
Eddie James Hart
-- b.4/24/1949Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 4x100m relay runner (Olympic-gold-72)
-- b.12/9/1932 d.11/26/2007 (74)JockeyNames/Places: RFN:William Jr.Misc: won Kentucky Derby 5 times (1957,60,62,64,69), Preakness 3 times (1956,64,69), but the Belmont only once (1960), also the first in 1956 to win $2,000,000 in a single year.
Butch (Larry) Hartman
-- b.5/11/1940 d.12/21/1994 (54)Auto Racer
-- b.11/20/1924 N.S. d.7/19/2009 N.S. (84)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Danish (Denmark)
-- b.12/8/1975 N.S.Auto Racer
-- b.9/20/1928 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese
John Gatenby "Jack" Hatfield
-- b.8/15/1893 N.S. d.3/30/1965 N.S. (71)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
William "Billy" Haughton
-- b.11/23/1923 d.7/15/1986 (62)Harness Racer, Horse TrainerMisc: won Little Brown Jug 4Xs, Hambletonian 4X's
-- b.5/12/1968Actor, Skate BoarderNames/Places: NN: The Birdman
-- b.4/16/1949Jockey, CanadianMisc: Horse Racing
John Michael Hawthorn
-- b.4/10/1929 d.1/22/1959 (29)Auto Racer, AustralianMisc: the first British world-champion driver (1958)
-- b.7/30/1981 N.S. d.5/22/2017 N.S. (35)MotorcyclistNames/Places: NN: The Kentucky Kid
-- b.4/4/1975 N.S.Motorcyclist
Donald Mitchell Healey
-- b.7/3/1898 d.1/13/1988 (89)Auto Racer, BritishMisc: a noted English car designer, rally driver and speed record holder; founder of the Donald Healey Motor Company
Cecil Patrick Healy
-- b.11/28/1881 N.S. d.8/29/1918 N.S. (36)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
-- b.6/15/1891 N.S. d.10/12/1968 N.S. (77)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, American
-- b.1/11/1939Skier, Olympic Athlete, CanadianMisc: slalom (Olympic-gold-1960)
-- b.9/27/1959 N.S.Speed Skater, Olympic Athlete
-- b.6/14/1958Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteNames/Places: b. in Madison, Wis.Misc: 3-time overall world champion (1977-79), the first to win all 5 men's gold medals at 1980 Winter Olympics setting new records in each; Sullivan Award winner (1980).
Herome Alan "Jerry" Heidenreich
-- b.2/4/1950 N.S. d.4/18/2002 N.S. (52)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
-- b.12/2/1960Speed Skater
-- b.12/31/1950Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: (Olympic-bronze-1976)
-- b.1/17/1949Skier, Olympic Athlete, SwissMisc: giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)
John Frederick Hencken
-- b.5/29/1954 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Joseph Riddick "Rick" Hendrick
-- b.7/12/1949 N.S.Sports Owner, Racing FigureMisc: an owner of the American NASCAR team, founder of Hendrick Motorsports, the Hendrick Automotive Group and Hendrick Marrow Program; in the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
-- b.4/1/1929 d.9/28/1990 (61)Auto RacerMisc: Modified racing
Jan Margo Henne
-- b.8/11/1947 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
-- b.9/6/1955Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1972)
-- b.9/13/1894 N.S. d.10/7/1967 N.S. (73)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish
-- b.6/6/1935 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
-- b.11/17/1983 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
-- b.1/7/1929 d.3/1/2009 (80)Speed Skater, Olympic AthleteMisc: Olympic-gold-1952
William (Swimmer) Henry
-- b.6/28/1859 N.S. d.3/20/1928 N.S. (68)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, EnglishNames/Places: RN: Joseph Nawrocki
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, AustralianMisc: Swimming Coach
-- b.12/15/1943Canoer, Olympic Athlete, HungarianMisc: 1K kayak (Olympic-gold-1968)
Penelope "Penny" Heyns
-- b.11/8/1974 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, South African
-- b.2/6/1947 d.6/14/2010 N.S. (63)Swimmer, Olympic AthleteMisc: 200m/400m medley swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1968)
Charles Buchanan "Charlie" Hickcox
-- b.2/6/1947 N.S. d.6/14/2010 N.S. (63)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
John Herbert Higgins
-- b.5/8/1916 N.S. d.8/1/2004 N.S. (88)Swimmer, AmericanMisc: Swimming Coach
-- b.1/2/1987 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Yugoslav
-- b.9/17/1960Auto Racer, English
-- b.2/15/1929 d.11/29/1975 (46)Auto Racer, EnglishMisc: Formula One; Indianapolis 500; won the Grand Prix world championship in 1962 and 1968 and the Indianapolis 500 in 1966
-- b.4/20/1927 d.8/28/2008 (81)Auto RacerMisc: first U.S. driver to win Formula One championship (1961); 3 career wins (1958-64).
-- b.12/26/1908 d.10/17/1994 (85)Runner, Olympic AthleteMisc: 5K runner (Olympic-1932)
-- b.1/29/1906 d.3/6/1968 (62)Yachtsperson, Holland (deprecated-is Dutch)Misc: Olympic-gold-1920
-- b.11/14/1954Bicyclist, FrenchMisc: Tour de France
Takashi "Halo" Hirose
-- b.??/??/???? N.S. d.??/??/2002 N.S. (0)Swimmer, AmericanMisc: Pioneer swimmer; presumed deceased
-- b.7/12/1880 d.4/3/1969 (88)Horse Trainer
-- b.1/1/1907 d.8/2/1931 (24)Runner, Olympic Athlete, JapaneseMisc: 800m runner (Oly-silver-1928)
-- b.5/9/1939Auto Racer, English
-- b.10/12/1893 N.S. d.5/1/1983 N.S. (89)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, CanadianMisc: considered by many to be the greatest swimmer in Canadian history.
-- b.10/5/1941SwimmerMisc: holder of the record for the greatest distance covered (299 miles) in a continuous swim.
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, American
-- b.4/17/1962 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AmericanNames/Places: aka Nancy Hogshead-Makar or Nancy Lynn HogsheadMisc: (Olympic-gold-1984)/model (jockey)
Alvah Robert "Al" Holbert
-- b.11/11/1946 d.9/30/1988 (41)Auto RacerMisc: an American automobile racing driver who was a five-time champion of the IMSA Camel GT series.
-- b.1/28/1900 d.11/2/1960 (60)Runner, Olympic Athlete, GermanMisc: Olympics 1928
Harry Holiday Jr.
-- b.??/??/1924 N.S. d.2/??/1999 N.S. (75)Swimmer, American
-- b.5/31/1958 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian
-- b.12/6/1913 N.S. d.1/31/2004 N.S. (90)Movie Actress, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, AmericanMisc: won gold medal in 100m backstroke at 1932 Olympics; thrown off '36 U.S. team for drinking champagne in public and shooting craps on boat to Germany.
-- b.3/??/1883 N.S. d.1/23/1913 N.S. (29)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
-- b.7/26/1878 N.S. d.9/29/1937 N.S. (59)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, German
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, American
-- b.2/27/1910 d.10/10/1948 (38)Auto RacerMisc: holds record for most consecutive national titles [three, 1946-48]
Ronald Lee "Ron" Hornaday Jr.
-- b.6/20/1958 N.S.Auto Racer
Sam Hornish Jr.
-- b.7/2/1979Auto Racer
-- b.4/4/1944Rower, Olympic Athlete
Richard R. Hough
-- b.??/??/1917 N.S. d.7/9/1992 N.S.Engineer, Executive, SwimmerMisc: set several world records in the sport of swimming while at Princeton University.
-- b.3/23/1976 N.S.Bicyclist, Olympic Athlete, Scotish
-- b.4/15/1940Bobsledder, Discus Thrower, Olympic Athlete, Shotputter, SwissMisc: 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972); decathlete.
-- b.11/17/1948 d.1/31/2014 N.S. (65)Bicyclist, Olympic Athlete, SpanishMisc: Olympic bronze 1972
Tony Hulman Jr.
-- b.2/11/1901 d.10/27/1977 (76)Sports Executive, Auto RacerNames/Places: RN:Anton "Big Tone"Misc: Owner of the Indianapolis Speedway and President who coined "Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!"
Denis Clive "Denny" Hulme
-- b.6/18/1936 N.S. d.10/4/1992 N.S. (56)Auto Racer, New ZealandMisc: Formula One (1967)
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, American
-- b.8/29/1947 d.6/15/1993 (45)Auto Racer, British
James Simon Wallis Hunter
-- b.8/29/1947 d.6/15/1993 (45)Auto Racer
-- b.7/11/1931 N.S. d.7/8/2018 N.S. (86)TV/Movie Actor, Producer, Singer, Motorcyclist, Figure SkaterNames/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Arthur Andrew GelienMisc: retired from acting in 1992TV Shows: Tab Hunter Show (as Paul Morgan), Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as George Shumway)Movie Titles: Damn Yankees, Polyester, Lust in the Dust
-- b.??/??/???? N.S.Swimmer, American, Hungarian, ItalianMisc: Swimming Coach
-- b.12/5/1932 d.1/6/1989 (56)Auto Racer
-- b.12/26/1965Skier, Olympic AthleteMisc: cross country skier (Olympics-1994)
-- b.6/3/1958Runner, KenyanMisc: distance runner; 3-time winner of Boston Marathon (1988,91-92) and first African runner to win in Boston; won New York Marathon in 1987.
-- b.3/6/1948 N.S.Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Canadian
-- b.12/10/1920 N.S. d.12/1/2011 N.S. (90)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Danish (Denmark)
-- b.12/10/1920 N.S. d.12/1/2011 N.S. (90)Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Danish (Denmark)Misc: 200m swimmer (Olympic-silver-1936), 400m swimmer (Olympic-silver-1936)
-- b.1/17/1925 d.5/13/1996 (71)Auto RacerMisc: leading crew chief in NASCAR stock car racing in the 1960s through the 1980s
-- b.8/26/1934 N.S. d.4/28/2018 N.S. (83)Auto Racer