On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in August 1890

  • Aug 4 Dolf Luque, Cuban baseball player, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1957)
  • Aug 24 Duke Kahanamoku, American swimmer, surfer (Olympic gold 100m freestyle 1912, 20; 4x200m freestyle relay 1920), born in Honolulu, Hawaii (d. 1968)
  • Aug 26 Tommy Andrews, cricketer (NSW & Aussie player of the 1920's)