On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1883 Quebec Rugby Football Union forms
  • 1905 Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months
  • 1905 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Dawson City (Yukon) in 2 games Ottawa Silver 7 beats Dawson City (Yukon) 23-2 for Stanley Cup, this is most lopsided playoff game, Frank McGee scores 14 goals
  • 1931 Bradman scores 223 Australia v WI, 297 mins, 26 fours
  • 1952 US Standard Board clears Stan Musial to get an $85,000 salary
  • 1955 Jackie Pung wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open
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Birthdays in Sport

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Deaths in Sport

  • 1907 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies
  • 1971 Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (b. 1890)
  • 1973 Ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65
  • 1982 Red Smith, American sports columnist (b. 1905)
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2016 Actress and singer Jamie-Lynn Sigler (35) weds baseball player Cutter Dykstra (53) in Palm Springs, California