On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in September 1919

  • Sep 7 Alberic Schotte, Belgian cyclist, born in Kanegem, Belgium (d. 2004)
  • Sep 15 Fausto Coppi, Italian cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1940, 47, 49, 52-53; Tour de France 1949, 52; World Championship gold Individual pursuit 1947, road race 1953), born in Castellania, Italy (d. 1960)
  • Sep 27 Johnny Pesky, American baseball player, (d. 2012)
  • Sep 28 Tom Harmon, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1940, Michigan; LA Rams) and broadcaster (CBS 1950-62), born in Rennselaer, Indiana (d. 1990)
  • Sep 29 Masao Takemoto, Japan, gymnast (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Sep 30 Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (d. 1992)

About September 1919

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Signs: Virgo (Aug 23 - Sep 22), Libra (Sep 23 - Oct 22)