On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1912

  • Nov 1 Bill Bonthron, American athlete (world 1,500m record 3:48.8 1934), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1983)
  • Nov 4 Giff Vivian, New Zealand cricket batsman (7 Tests @ 42.1, top score 100), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 1983)
  • Nov 12 Alphonse [Tuffy] Leemans, NFL fullback (NY Giants)

About November 1912

How Old? 108 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)