On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in September 1902

  • Sep 4 Thomas "Tommy" Mitchell, English cricketer (5 tests for England), born in Cresswell, Derbyshire, England (d. 1996)
  • Sep 19 Jimmy [James Henry] Van Alen, American tennis official who created Simplified Scoring System for tennis, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1991)
  • Sep 21 Ilmari Salminen, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 10,000m 1936), born in Elimäki, Finland (d. 1986)

Person of interestHowie Morenz

Sep 21 Howie Morenz, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Montreal Canadiens, 3-time Stanley Cup winner), born in Mitchell, Ontario (d. 1937)

NHL Star Howie Morenz
NHL Star
Howie Morenz

About September 1902

How Old? 118 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)