On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in December 1904

  • Dec 3 Edgar Moon, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ships 1930), born in Forest Hill NSW (d. 1976)
  • Dec 8 Wilmer Allison, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1935), born in San Antonio, Texas (d. 1977)
  • Dec 12 Jim Christy, South African cricket batsman (10 Tests; top score 103 1932; Transvaal, Queensland), born in Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1971)
  • Dec 14 Jack Westland, American politician (US House of Representatives 1953-65) and golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1952), born in Everett, Washington (d. 1982)
  • Dec 26 Young Stribling, American boxer (vs Max Schmeling, Ring Magazine fight of the year 1931), born in Bainbridge, Georgia (d. 1933)
  • Dec 31 Chuck Gardiner, Canadian NHL goalie (Vezina winner), born in Edinburgh, United Kingdom (d. 1934)

About December 1904

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Signs: Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21), Capricorn (Dec 22 - Jan 19)