On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1865

  • Nov 1 Monty Bowden, English cricket wicketkeeper and captain (2 Tests; youngest England captain at 23 years, 144 days), born in Stockwell, Surrey (d. 1892)
  • Nov 23 Howard Taylor, American tennis player (US National C'ships doubles 1879; singles 1884, 86, 87, 88 runner-up), born in NYC, New York (d. 1920)