On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in May 1901

  • May 1 Slats Gill, Basketball Hall of Fame coach (36 seasons Oregon State 1928-64), born in Salem, Oregon (d. 1966)
  • May 2 Bob Wyatt, English cricketer (1927-37), born in Surrey (d. 1995)
  • May 8 Turkey Stearnes, baseball player (d. 1979)
  • May 9 George Duckworth, English cricket wicket-keeper (24 Tests, 60 dismissals), born in Warrington, Lancashire, England (d. 1966)
  • May 15 Luis Monti, Argentine-Italian footballer (d. 1983)
  • May 20 Max Euwe, Netherlands, world chess champion (1935-37)
  • May 24 José Nasazzi, Uruguayan footballer (Uruguay national team captain for FIFA 1930), born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1968)

About May 1901

How Old? 119 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Signs: Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20), Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20)