Deaths in Sport on February 12

  • 1889 Andrew Greenwood, cricketer (batted in Eng's 1st 2 Tests 1877), dies
  • 1896 Isaac Murphy, jockey, 628 wins on 1,412 mounts (44.5%), dies at 35
  • 1921 Charles Leslie, cricketer (4 Tests England v Australia 1882-83), dies
  • 1982 Hal Hooker, cricket (307 partners with Kippax for last wicket), dies
  • 1992 Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1928), dies

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2000 Tom Landry, American football coach (Dallas Cowboys), dies at 75

NFL Head Coach Tom Landry
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  • 2005 Rafael Vidal, Venezuelan athlete (b. 1964)
  • 2010 Nodar Kumaritashvili, Georgian luger (b. 1988)
  • 2016 Johnny Lattner, American football player, dies at 83