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Birthdays in Sport in October 1905

Person of interestHelen Wills Moody

Oct 6 Helen Wills Moody, American tennis player (19 Grand Slam titles), born in Centerville California (d. 1998)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • Oct 12 Rick Ferrell, American Baseball Hall of Fame catcher (8 x MLB All Star; Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 1995)
  • Oct 23 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)

About October 1905

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22), Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21)