|Graham Vines in 1958|
René Bittinger, born in Villé, France on this day in 1954, won Stage 4 at the Österreich-Rundfahrt in 1976, Stage 1 at the Tour de France in 1979, the General Classification at the Tour de Limousin a year later and Stage 2 at the Critérium International in 1983. He came second at the National Road Race Championship in 1977, was third in the Youth category at the 1978 Tour, then second at La Flèche Wallonne in 1983.
Kalevi Eskelinen, born in Sonkajärvi, Finland on this day in 1945, was National Road Race Champion in 1969, then National Madison Champion with Raimo Nieminen in 1970. He also rode with the victorious Pursuit team at the Nationals in 1970 and 1972.
Other cyclists born on this day: Juan Arango (Colombia, 1986); Musse Yohannes (Ethiopia, 1958); Eric Heulot (France, 1962); Stanislav Svoboda (Czechoslovakia, 1930); Willie Beck (USA, 1899, died 1955); Rajmund Zieliński (Poland, 1940); Roberto Menéndez (Cuba, 1949).