On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in February 1898

  • Feb 15 Allen Woodring, American runner (d. 1982)
  • Feb 17 Tom Lowry, cricketer New Zealand cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test captain), born in Fernhill, New Zealand (d. 1976)
  • Feb 27 Allison Danzig, sports writer (Tennis Pictorial History)
  • Feb 28 Zeki Rıza Sporel, Turkish soccer striker (16 caps; Fenerbahçe), born in Istanbul, Turkey (d. 1969)