On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1907 Eugene Corri becomes 1st referee in a boxing ring
  • 1929 Bradman scores 124 for Woodfull's XI against Ryder's XI 166 mins
  • 1929 Leo Diegel wins PGA golf tournament
  • 1930 13th PGA Championship: Tommy Armour at Fresh Meadows CC Flushing
  • 1931 Bradman scores 219 NSW v South Africa, 234 mins, 15 fours
  • 1935 CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat Ham Tigers, 18-12 at Hamilton
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1938 Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
  • 1969 Lefty O'Doul, American baseball player (b. 1897)
  • 1975 Beatrix Loughran, American figure skater (Olympic Gold 1924, 1928, 1932), dies at 75
  • 1977 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
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