On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in January 1899

  • Jan 3 Johan Hin, Dutch yachtsman (Olympic gold 12' dinghy 1920), born in Harlem, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • Jan 23 Glen Kidston, British aviator & racing driver, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1931)
  • Jan 27 Béla Guttmann, Hungarian footballer and coach (Benfica, 100 year curse), born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)