On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in June 1918

  • Jun 14 LeRoy T. Walker, American sports executive (first black president US Olympic Committee 1992-96), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2012)
  • Jun 20 George Lynch, American auto racer, born in Miles City, Montana (d. 1997)
  • Jun 21 Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)
  • Jun 27 Adolph Kiefer, American swimmer (Olympic gold 100m backstroke 1936), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2017)

About June 1918

How Old? 102 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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