Birthdays in Sport in August 1923

  • 8th Esther Williams, Inglewood Cal, actress/swimmer (Dangerous when Wet), (d. 2013)
  • 10th Fred Ridgway, England cricket pace bowler (1951-52 Indian tour)
  • 12th John Holt Jr, cricketer (WI batsman in 17 Tests, 1066 runs at 36 75)
  • 18th Jahangir Khan Irani, cricket wicketkeeper for India (1947-8 Aust tour)
  • 18th Sadu Shinde, cricketer (Indian leg-spinner late 1940's/early 1950's)
  • 18th Jenni Irani, Indian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • 21st Chris Schenkel, Biuppus Ind, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights)
  • 23rd Kenneth Rickards, cricketer (WI batsman two Tests 104 runs)
  • 29th Hirulal Gaekwad, cricket all-rounder (Test for India 1952-53)

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30th Elias Victor Seixas, American tennis player (Wimbeldon and U.S. Open champion), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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