On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1907 Kenora Thistles sweep Mont Wanderers in 2 for Stanley Cup
  • 1920 14th Davis Cup: Australasia beats Great Britain in Sydney (4-1)
  • 1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open
  • 1954 4th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 98-93 (OT) at New York City
  • 1958 Phillies agree to televise 78 games into NYC (doesn't happen)
  • 1958 8th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-118 at St. Louis
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Birthdays in Sport

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Deaths in Sport

  • 1955 Archie Hahn, American athlete (b. 1880)
  • 1956 Sam Langford, Canadian boxer (b. 1883)
  • 1974 Ken Viljoen, cricketer (played 27 Tests for South Africa 1930-47), dies
  • 1989 Carl Furillo, American Baseball player (b. 1922)
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