On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in December 1909

  • Dec 6 Alan McGilvray, Australian cricketer (20 games for NSW mid 1930's) and commentator (ABC), born in Paddington, Sydney, Australia (d. 1996)
  • Dec 11 John Wyer, English sports car racing team manager, born in Kidderminster, England (d. 1989)
  • Dec 16 Lall Singh, cricketer (scored 15 & 29 in India's 1st Test match)
  • Dec 23 Barney Ross, American Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934), born in NYC, New York
  • Dec 23 Don Cleverley, New Zealand cricketer (two Tests for NZ 1932 & 1946, took 0-130), born in Otago, New Zealand (d. 2004)
  • Dec 28 Johnny Goodman, American golfer (US Open 1933), born in South Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1970)

About December 1909

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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