Birthdays in Sport in June 1911

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 3 Olaf Okern, Norwegian Nordic skier (Olympic-medal-1948)
  • Jun 8 Van Lingle Mungo, American baseball pitcher (Dodgers, Giants), born in Pageland, South Carolina (d. 1985)
  • Jun 10 C. P. "Chilla" Christ, Australian cricketer (Qld spinner late 30's), born in Milton, Brisbane (d. 1998)
  • Jun 11 Russ Hodges, American sportscaster (Wednesday Night Fights), born in Dayton, Tennessee (d. 1971)
  • Jun 13 Prince Aly Khan [Ali Salman Aga Khan], Pakistani socialite, jockey, political ambassador and husband to Rita Hayworth, born in Turin, Italy (d. 1960)
  • Jun 22 Marie Philipsen-Braun, swimmer (Olympic gold 1928)
  • Jun 24 Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine auto racer (World F1 champion 1951, 1954-57), born in Balcarce, Argentina (d. 1995)
  • Jun 26 Babe Didrikson Zaharias, American all-round athlete (10 LPGA majors, Olympic gold medals 80m hurdles, javelin 1932), born in Port Arthur, Texas (d. 1956)

About June 1911

How Old? 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Gemini (May 21 - Jun 20), Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22)