On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1905 England Pilgrim Association beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds
  • 1911 Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union
  • 1935 Hank Greenberg selected AL MVP unanimously
  • 1950 Patty Berg wins LPGA Hardscrabble Women's Golf Invitation
  • 1956 Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
  • 1957 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1929 Owen Dunell, cricketer (two Tests for South Africa in 1889), dies
  • 1939 Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1955 Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WWI), dies
  • 1971 Etienne Gailly, Belgian marathoner (Oly-bronze-48), dies at 48
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