Cricketers in Sports History (Part 4)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 1,759

  • 1909-04-26 Richard Howorth, cricketer (English all-rounder, three county doubles)
  • 1909-05-30 George Headley, cricketer, Panama (all-time great WI batsman)
  • 1909-06-06 M J Gopalan, cricketer (1 Test India v England 1933-34)
  • 1909-06-20 Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)
  • 1909-07-20 Eric Rowan, South African cricketer (prolific batsman pre- & post-WWII)
  • 1909-08-08 Bill Voce, cricketer (England left-arm bodyline bowler)
  • 1909-08-14 Len Darling, cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's)
  • 1909-08-20 Albert Roberts, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in 5 Tests 1932-37)
  • 1909-08-23 Syd Buller, England First Class Cricketer and English test umpire (d. 1970)
  • 1909-09-05 Archie Jackson, Australian cricketer (d. 1933)
  • 1909-11-25 Manny Martindale, cricketer (fiery WI pace bowler of 30's)
  • 1909-12-06 Alan McGilvray, cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 1930's) and commentator (ABC)
  • 1909-12-16 Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)
  • 1909-12-23 Don Cleverley, cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130)
  • 1910-02-01 Jahangir Khan, cricketer (father of Majid, Indian player 1932-36)
  • 1910-02-10 Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)
  • 1910-02-24 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer (d. 2002)
  • 1910-03-16 Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England & India)
  • 1910-04-08 Wendell Bill, cricketer (NSW bat 1929-36 Century on debut 1930)
  • 1910-05-02 Laurie Nash, cricketer (Tasmanian fast-bowler, 2 Tests for Australia)
  • 1910-05-09 P E Palia, cricketer (appeared in India's 1st Test-Lord's 1932)
  • 1910-05-19 Alan Melville, cricketer (graceful South African batsman 1938-49)
  • 1910-07-16 Stan McCabe, cricketer (exciting NSW & Australian batsman of 30's)
  • 1910-08-01 Mahomed Nissar, cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests)
  • 1910-08-11 Denis Moloney, NZ cricket all-rounder (1937 England tour)
  • 1910-10-15 Xenophon Balaskas, cricketer (South African leg-spinner of 30's)
  • 1910-11-12 A "Dudley" Nourse, cricketer (son of Dave, brilliant South African bat)
  • 1910-11-24 Lennox Brown, cricketer (South African leg-spinner on 1931-32 Aust/NZ tour)
  • 1910-12-04 Amar Singh, cricketer (dashing Indian all-rounder of thirties)
  • 1910-12-16 Freddie Brown, Peru, cricketer ("Lettuces! Hearts as big as ")
  • 1910-12-17 Keki Khursedji Tarapore, cricketer (0-72 in his only Test for India)
  • 1910-12-18 Eric Tindall, cricketer (All Black rep who kept wicket in 5 Tests)
  • 1910-12-28 John Kerr, NZ, cricketer (opening batsman in 1930s)
  • 1911-01-07 Merv Waite, cricketer (S Australian all-rounder)
  • 1911-01-27 George Pope, cricketer (Eng pace bowler, 1-49 & 0-36 in his only Test)
  • 1911-02-06 A W "Dooley" Briscoe, cricketer (batted in 2 Tests for South Africa 30's)
  • 1911-04-12 Geoff Chubb, cricketer (South African pace bowler v England 1951-52 aged 40)
  • 1911-05-05 Norman Oldfield, cricketer (Engl batsman one Test v WI 1939, 80 & 19)
  • 1911-05-28 Bob Crisp, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930s)
  • 1911-06-10 C P "Chilla" Christ, cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's)
  • 1911-07-03 Joe Hardstaff Jr, cricketer (son of Joseph, 23 Tests for England)
  • 1911-08-09 Khurshed Meher-Homji, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper 1936)
  • 1911-10-12 Vijay Merchant, cricketer (all-time great Indian batsman)
  • 1912-01-24 Ken Weekes, cricketer (WI batsman v England 1939, 137 at The Oval)
  • 1912-03-02 Arthur Beaumont C Langton, cricketer (South African pace bowler of 1930's)
  • 1912-03-30 Jack Cowie, cricketer (successful NZ fast bowler either side of WWII)
  • 1912-04-20 David Townsend, cricketer (3 Tests Eng v WI 1935)
  • 1912-06-05 Eric Hollies, cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman)
  • 1912-06-24 Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur)
  • 1912-07-31 Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's)
  • 1912-09-02 Ernest Bromley, Australian cricketer (d. 1967)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Crapp, cricketer (England batsman 1948-49)
  • 1912-10-14 Jack Young, English cricketer (Middlesex & England slow left-armer post-WW2)
  • 1912-11-04 H "Giff" Vivian, cricketer (father of Graham 1st Test for NZ at 18)
  • 1912-12-25 Donald McRae, cricketer (Test for NZ, the 1946 debacle vs Australia)
  • 1913-01-08 Horace Smith, cricketer (NZ, only Test wkt off his 1st ball (Paynter))
  • 1913-01-17 Yuvraj of Patiala, cricketer (scored 24 & 60 in only Test India v Eng)
  • 1913-01-30 Dicky Fuller, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935, 1, 0-12)
  • 1913-03-12 Harold Butler, cricketer (England pace bowler late 40's)
  • 1913-03-19 William Chatterton, cricketer (48 in only Test for England 1892)
  • 1913-08-28 Lindsay Hassett, cricketer (great Australian bat & capt after Bradman)
  • 1913-08-29 Len Butterfield, cricketer (NZ all-rounder, Test)
  • 1913-10-14 Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quick of the 30's who didn't play for Aust)
  • 1913-10-14 Victor Trumper Jr, cricketer (son of Mr & Mrs Trumper NSW 1940-41)
  • 1913-10-24 Molly Mary Hyde, cricketer
  • 1913-12-21 Raich Carter, English soccer star and cricketer, born in Hendon, Sunderland (d. 1994)
  • 1914-02-25 John Arlott, cricketer (the doyen of cricket commentators & writers)
  • 1914-03-22 Cec Burke, cricketer (NZ leg-spinner v Australia 1946, 1 & 3, 2-30)
  • 1914-04-08 John Cameron, cricketer (brother of Jimmy WI v-capt 1939 England tour)
  • 1914-04-10 E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48)
  • 1914-04-10 Jack Badcock, cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)
  • 1914-04-18 C S Nayudu, cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie)
  • 1914-05-02 Dennis Dyer, cricketer (opened batting for South Africa v England 1947)
  • 1914-06-16 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • 1914-07-09 Bill Tallon, cricketer (brother of Don, Queensland leggie)
  • 1914-08-21 Doug Wright, cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's)
  • 1914-10-19 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (legendary Somerset & England batsman)
  • 1914-12-06 Cyril Washbrook, cricketer (stalwart Lancs & England opener)
  • 1914-12-07 Winston Place, cricketer (England opener in West Indies 1948)
  • 1914-12-12 Denis Begbie, cricketer (South African batsman in five Tests 1948-50)
  • 1914-12-17 Mushtaq Ali, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman of 30's & 40's)
  • 1915-01-22 Tom Burtt, cricketer (slow left-armer took 33 wickets for NZ)
  • 1915-03-11 Vijay Hazare, cricketer (prolific Indian batsman 1946-54)
  • 1915-03-19 Norman Yardley, English cricket captain (late 40's)
  • 1915-03-22 George Cresswell, cricketer (3 Tests for NZ aged 35)
  • 1915-03-28 Raymond Emery, cricketer (NZ Test batsman vs West Indies 1952)
  • 1915-06-04 Walter Hadlee, cricketer (father of Richard & Dayle), New Zealand batsman 40's
  • 1915-06-18 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (dual double-centuries in a game for Kent 1938)
  • 1915-06-30 Charles Rowe, cricketer (scored a pair in only Test (NZ v Aust 1946))
  • 1915-10-29 Dennis Brookes, cricketer (one Test England v WI 1948, scored 10 & 7)
  • 1915-11-25 George Mudie, cricketer (WI all-rounder in one Test 1935, 5 & 3-40)
  • 1915-11-25 Ron Hamence, cricketer (Australian batsman post-WWII)
  • 1915-12-04 Fred Freer, cricketer (Australian pace bowler played one Test in 1946)
  • 1915-12-09 Colin McCool, cricketer (Australian leg-spin all rounder late 40s)
  • 1916-01-18 Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82)
  • 1916-01-24 Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
  • 1916-02-17 Don Tallon, cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper)
  • 1916-02-26 Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1936-37, died in WW II)
  • 1916-03-26 Bill Edrich, English cricketer (Middlesex & England bat, Compton's mate)
  • 1916-04-14 Commandur Rajagopalachari Rangachari, cricketer (India 1947-48)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 301 - 400 of 832

  • 1948-12-09 Sir Timothy O'Brien, cricketer (Bart 5 Tests England 1884-96), dies
  • 1948-12-20 Ladha Ramji, cricketer (bro of Amar Singh, Test Ind 1933-34), dies
  • 1949-03-30 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
  • 1949-04-06 Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies
  • 1949-05-06 A L Ochse, cricketer (10 wickets in 3 Tests for South Africa 1927-29), dies
  • 1949-06-29 Walter Giffen, cricketer (brother of George, 3 Tests), dies
  • 1949-07-14 Frank Hearne, cricketer (2 Tests for England, 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1950-01-08 George Rowe, cricketer (15 wckts in 4 Tests for S Af 1895-1902), dies
  • 1950-02-16 David Denton, cricketer (England batsman in 11 Tests 1905-10), dies
  • 1950-06-17 Syed Wazir Ali, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies
  • 1950-06-20 Claude Jennings, cricketer (Aust opening bat in 1912 Triangular), dies
  • 1950-09-06 Arthur Hill, cricketer (3 Tests), dies
  • 1950-09-11 S M H Colah, cricketer (69 runs in India's 1st 2 tests 1932-33), dies
  • 1951-01-29 Frank Tarrant, Australian cricketer (b. 1880)
  • 1951-04-27 Philip Albert Myburgh Hands, cricketer (7 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1951-06-06 Lionel Hallam, cricketer (England capt 1921), dies
  • 1951-07-14 Sammy Jones, cricketer (last survivor of the 1882 Oval Test), dies
  • 1951-09-03 Arnold Warren, cricketer (only Test for England), dies
  • 1951-10-13 W G (Billy) Quaife, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 228 runs), dies
  • 1952-02-05 Reginald Allen, cricketer (uncle of Gubby, Test Aust v Eng 1887), dies
  • 1952-05-16 Alec Hearne, cricketer (scored 9 in Test for Eng v South Africa 1892), dies
  • 1952-07-27 Roland Pope, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1952-07-31 N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (South African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
  • 1952-11-08 Claude Carter, cricketer (took 28 wkts 10 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1952-12-19 Harry Makepeace, cricketer (cricket & soccer intl for England), dies
  • 1953-05-07 Ormerod Pearse, cricketer (55 runs & 3 wkts in 3 Tests for S Af), dies
  • 1953-05-18 Tom Killick, cricketer (at the crease 2 Tests for Eng 1929), dies
  • 1953-06-25 Algy Gehrs, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1904-11), dies
  • 1953-09-12 Frederick Kuys, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898), dies
  • 1953-09-22 William Brann, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1953-10-27 Thomas Wass, English cricketer (b. 1873)
  • 1953-12-02 Ernest Hayes, cricketer (Surrey bat played 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Fred Root, cricketer (England pace bowler in 3 Tests v Aus 1926), dies
  • 1954-01-20 Warren Bardsley, cricketer (41 Tests for Australia, 2469 runs), dies
  • 1954-03-08 Percy Twentyman-Jones, cricketer (pair in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1954-03-18 Walter Mead, cricketer (one Test for England 1899), dies
  • 1954-05-10 George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies
  • 1954-05-23 H R Bromley-Davenport, cricketer (batted in 4 Tests for England), dies
  • 1954-09-30 Percie Charlton, cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1890), dies
  • 1954-10-27 Frank Druce, cricketer (252 runs in 5 Tests for England), dies
  • 1955-01-07 Gerald Hartigan, cricketer (South African batsman in 5 Tests 1911-14), dies
  • 1955-04-18 Don Blackie, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia 1928-29), dies at 46
  • 1955-05-11 G L Jessop, cricketer (match-winning batsman, brilliant field), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (10 Tests for Australia 1928-31), dies
  • 1955-05-17 Leslie Hylton, cricketer (West Indies quickie 1939), hung for murder
  • 1955-06-22 Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • 1955-10-21 Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies
  • 1955-12-22 Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies
  • 1956-05-18 Maurice Tate, cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies
  • 1956-07-20 Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies
  • 1956-07-27 J M M Commaille, cricketer (12 Tests for South Africa 1910-28), dies
  • 1956-08-13 Harry Donnan, cricketer (5 Tests for Australia 1891-96), dies
  • 1956-09-07 Charles Burgess Fry, English athlete/cricketer/journalist, dies at 84
  • 1957-01-24 Daniel Taylor, cricketer (bro of Herbie, 2 Tests for S Af 1914), dies
  • 1957-03-12 Harry Dean, cricketer (England left-arm bowler in 3 Tests, 1912), dies
  • 1957-04-08 Frank Chester, cricketer (distinguished 1-armed Engl Test ump), dies
  • 1957-05-21 Edwin St Hill, cricketer (two Tests for West Indies 1930-31), dies
  • 1957-07-09 Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies
  • 1957-07-21 Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
  • 1957-12-29 Tom Richmond, cricketer (Notts leg-spinner took 2-86 in Eng Test), dies at 67
  • 1958-03-19 Vernon Ransford, cricketer (20 Tests for Australia, 1211 runs), dies
  • 1958-03-26 Phil Mead, cricketer (55061 1st-class runs 1905-36), dies
  • 1958-04-26 Joe Small, cricketer (WI all-rounder in 1928 series), dies
  • 1958-05-03 Frank Foster, cricketer (England all-rounder, 11 Tests 1911-12), dies
  • 1958-05-25 Rolland Beaumont, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1958-06-07 Roger Hartigan, cricketer (2 Tests for Aust in 1908), dies
  • 1958-06-18 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies
  • 1958-06-28 George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50
  • 1958-07-22 Karl Nunes, cricketer (1st WI Test captain 1928), dies
  • 1958-10-15 Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies
  • 1958-10-17 C L Townsend, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1899), dies
  • 1958-11-18 Sivert Samuelson, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1910), dies
  • 1959-02-02 Frank DeCaires, cricketer (WI bat v Eng 1930, 3 Tests 232 runs), dies
  • 1959-03-28 James Neblett, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1935), dies
  • 1959-04-04 Stanley Snooke, cricketer (bro of S J, duck in South African Test), dies
  • 1959-05-28 Bert Collins, cricketer (19 Tests for Aust 1920-26), dies
  • 1959-06-26 Audley Miller, cricketer (Test for England 1896), dies
  • 1959-07-11 C W L Parker, cricketer (3,776 1st-class wickets, 2nd best ever), dies
  • 1959-09-09 O'Neil Gordon Collie Smith, WI cricket all-rounder, dies in car crash
  • 1959-10-28 Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies
  • 1959-11-15 Alex Kennedy, cricketer (31 wkts in 5 Tests for England 1922-23), dies
  • 1959-12-05 K S Duleepsinhji, cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), dies
  • 1960-01-05 Donald Knight, cricketer (54 runs in 2 Tests for England 1921), dies
  • 1960-02-05 Louis Stricker, cricketer (South African open bat in 13 Tests 1909-12), dies
  • 1960-07-09 Vallance Jupp, cricketer (28 wkts in 8 Tests for England 1921-28), dies
  • 1960-08-16 Errol Holmes, cricketer (batted in 5 Tests for England 1935), dies
  • 1960-09-18 A J Evans, cricketer (only England Test v Aus 1921), dies
  • 1960-09-26 William Ling, cricketer (South African batsman in 6 Tests 1921-23), dies
  • 1960-11-12 John Trim, cricketer (occasional WI quick 1948-52, 18 wkts), dies
  • 1960-11-27 Frederick Fane, cricketer (682 runs in 14 Tests for Eng 1905-10), dies
  • 1961-01-02 Bob Catterall, cricketer (1555 runs/24 Tests for South Africa 1922-31), dies
  • 1961-01-26 Morris Nichols, cricketer (41 wkts in 14 Tests for Eng 1930-39), dies
  • 1961-03-23 A C Russell, cricketer (10 Tests for England 910 runs), dies
  • 1961-05-02 J C White, cricketer (49 wickets in 15 Tests for England 1921-31), dies
  • 1961-06-16 O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies
  • 1961-09-05 Ernest Bock, cricketer (Test for South Africa, 1935), dies
  • 1961-09-16 A P F Chapman, cricketer (26 Tests for England), dies
  • 1961-10-02 Reggie Spooner, cricketer (England centurion v South Africa 1912), dies
  • 1961-10-26 Edgar Mayne, cricketer (4 Tests for Australia around WWI), dies
  • 1961-12-26 Charlie Frank, cricketer (S Af Test centurion v Aust 1921-22), dies