Cricketers in Sports History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,761

  • 1893-05-21 Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)
  • 1893-07-06 Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
  • 1893-07-09 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • 1893-07-11 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • 1893-12-01 Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
  • 1893-12-31 J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)
  • 1894-09-09 Bert Oldfield, Australian cricketer (d. 1976)
  • 1894-11-24 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great opening batsman for Engl)
  • 1894-12-23 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)
  • 1895-02-03 Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)
  • 1895-05-24 H S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)
  • 1895-05-30 Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)
  • 1895-07-04 Walderman Marx, cricketer (S Af, 240 on FC debut (then world record))
  • 1895-08-02 Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test)
  • 1895-08-09 Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
  • 1895-08-10 Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1895-08-14 Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)
  • 1895-10-10 Johnny Taylor, cricketer (stalwart Aussie batsman of post-WW I days)
  • 1895-10-31 C K Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C S, India's 1st Test capt)
  • 1896-01-29 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (pioneering West Indian Test batsman)
  • 1896-06-18 Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
  • 1896-10-07 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)
  • 1897-05-10 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
  • 1897-05-25 Alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat)
  • 1897-06-20 Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (South African all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)
  • 1897-08-22 Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series), born in Maldon, Australia (d. 1965)
  • 1897-12-16 Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for South Africa 1927-29)
  • 1898-02-17 Tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt)
  • 1898-03-06 Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
  • 1898-08-25 Arthur Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1973)
  • 1899-04-04 William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)
  • 1899-08-12 Ben Sealey, West Indian cricketer (d. 1963)
  • 1899-10-11 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)
  • 1900-07-10 Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)
  • 1900-08-01 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
  • 1900-10-01 Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)
  • 1900-10-06 Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • 1900-10-14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • 1900-10-19 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • 1900-10-23 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
  • 1900-11-03 Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1900-12-25 W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)
  • 1901-05-02 Bob Wyatt, English cricket player (1927-37), born in Surrey (d. 1995)
  • 1901-08-04 Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1972)
  • 1901-11-05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)
  • 1902-01-01 Buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting)
  • 1902-04-01 L P Jai, cricketer (one Test India v England 1934, scored 19 & 0)
  • 1902-04-08 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)
  • 1902-05-08 Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half)
  • 1902-06-17 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • 1902-07-31 G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)
  • 1902-09-04 Thomas Mitchell, England cricketer (d. 1996)
  • 1902-10-14 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
  • 1902-10-26 Hugh Chilvers, cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust)
  • 1902-12-07 J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper)
  • 1903-02-06 John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's)
  • 1903-03-11 George Dickinson, cricketer (bowled for NZ in their 1st 3 Tests)
  • 1903-06-19 Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)
  • 1903-11-15 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
  • 1904-02-16 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indian SLA, 8 wickets in 6 Tests)
  • 1904-04-14 Lionel Birkett, cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31)
  • 1904-04-17 Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (pioneer Indian Test opening batsman)
  • 1904-05-13 Tim Wall, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia 1928-34)
  • 1904-06-23 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
  • 1904-11-14 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
  • 1905-05-18 Hedley Verity, cricketer (terrific slow lefty for England pre-WW II)
  • 1905-06-09 Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)
  • 1905-06-13 Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)
  • 1905-06-25 Ian Cromb, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's)
  • 1905-08-28 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's), born in Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1992)
  • 1905-11-05 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • 1905-11-17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • 1905-12-03 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
  • 1905-12-20 "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)
  • 1906-01-28 Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
  • 1906-05-16 Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)
  • 1906-05-21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)
  • 1906-06-03 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • 1906-06-03 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1906-06-08 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • 1906-06-16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • 1906-08-25 Jim Smith[Cedric Ivan James Smith], English cricketer, born in Corsham, Wiltshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1906-12-02 Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39)
  • 1907-04-20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • 1907-07-02 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • 1907-08-11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • 1907-12-16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1908-01-20 Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)
  • 1908-02-29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • 1908-04-28 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
  • 1908-06-02 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
  • 1908-07-25 Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1908-08-18 Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • 1908-08-26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)

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1908-08-27 Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer (6,996 runs), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1908-09-01 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1909-01-01 D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)
  • 1909-01-08 Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))
  • 1909-02-23 Frank Ward, cricketer (Australian leggie late 30s)
  • 1909-04-05 Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 300 of 832

  • 1938-01-28 John Sharp, cricketer (England bat 1909, also soccer intl), dies
  • 1938-03-15 Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies
  • 1938-04-08 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies
  • 1938-05-10 Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies
  • 1938-06-17 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
  • 1938-06-24 "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1938-07-05 John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1938-07-14 Robert Poore, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa in 1895-96 series), dies
  • 1938-08-14 Hugh Trumble, cricketer (32 Tests for Australia, 141 wickets), dies
  • 1938-08-14 J J Kelly, cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies
  • 1938-10-10 Lord Hawke [Martin Bladen Hawke], English cricketer (England batsman 1890's), dies at 78
  • 1938-10-12 Hugh Massie, cricketer (9 Tests for Australia 1881-85, capt), dies
  • 1938-11-15 George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1938-12-07 Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
  • 1939-01-06 Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies
  • 1939-01-31 George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for South Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies
  • 1939-04-05 William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies
  • 1939-06-13 Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies
  • 1939-07-19 Tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies
  • 1939-08-16 Ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies
  • 1939-08-24 W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies
  • 1939-10-21 Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1939-12-15 Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies
  • 1940-02-07 Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1894-95), dies
  • 1940-03-15 Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies
  • 1940-05-20 Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies
  • 1940-06-22 M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies
  • 1940-07-03 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies
  • 1940-07-14 Bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies
  • 1940-11-21 Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies
  • 1940-12-06 Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895), dies
  • 1940-12-13 George Macaulay, cricketer (took 24 wkts in 8 Tests, Eng 22-33), dies
  • 1941-04-22 Arthur Briscoe, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests), dies
  • 1941-07-02 Mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29
  • 1941-08-12 Bobby Peel, cricketer (took 102 wickets for England), dies
  • 1941-08-23 Jack O'Connor, cricketer (four Tests for Aust 1908-09, 13 wkts), dies
  • 1941-10-20 Ken Farnes (WWII) 15 Tests for England, cricketer (60 wickets), dies
  • 1941-12-01 Horace Chapman, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies
  • 1942-01-12 George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies
  • 1942-06-10 Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1937), dies
  • 1942-07-15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies
  • 1942-07-23 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
  • 1942-09-15 Joe Travers, cricketer (Australian SLA, in only Test innings), dies
  • 1942-10-24 Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies
  • 1942-10-25 Ted Arnold, cricketer (160 runs & 31 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng), dies
  • 1942-11-27 A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies
  • 1942-12-18 Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies
  • 1943-03-03 George Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies
  • 1943-06-15 Cecil Parkin, cricketer (32 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng 1920-24), dies
  • 1943-07-27 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (1st Currie Cup-winning captain), dies
  • 1943-07-27 H B G Austin, cricketer (capt of 1923 WI team to England), dies
  • 1943-07-31 Hedley Verity, cricketer (144 wickets in 40 Tests), dies in POW camp
  • 1943-08-06 Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies
  • 1943-09-17 Dick Tyldesley, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • 1943-09-28 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies
  • 1943-10-14 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
  • 1943-11-23 Ernest Jones, cricketer ("Jonah" Gave WG's beard a close shave), dies
  • 1944-01-01 Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (b. 1862)
  • 1944-02-08 Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for England 1896), dies
  • 1944-04-17 J T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies
  • 1944-05-26 C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1944-06-13 Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies
  • 1944-06-19 Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies
  • 1944-06-26 Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies
  • 1944-08-05 Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies
  • 1944-08-17 John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
  • 1944-09-26 Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
  • 1944-11-16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • 1944-11-17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • 1945-02-13 George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
  • 1945-02-16 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • 1945-05-09 Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies
  • 1945-07-20 Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies
  • 1945-11-07 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • 1945-12-20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies
  • 1946-01-02 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • 1946-04-17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • 1946-04-21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • 1946-07-15 Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
  • 1946-08-09 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • 1946-11-18 John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • 1946-11-22 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Roy Park, cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies
  • 1947-02-27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
  • 1947-03-09 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
  • 1947-03-27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies
  • 1947-06-06 Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies
  • 1947-07-13 Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (50 Tests 1901-21, 2863 runs), dies
  • 1947-07-30 George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies
  • 1948-02-10 Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies
  • 1948-03-05 Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-04-17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (South African captain in 13 Tests 1905-11), dies
  • 1948-06-08 Hanson "Sammy" Carter, Australian cricketer (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies at 70
  • 1948-07-03 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-07-08 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies
  • 1948-07-26 Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies
  • 1948-09-11 Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies
  • 1948-10-16 Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42