On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in July 1920

  • Jul 4 Norm Drucker, American basketball referee, born in NYC, New York (d. 2015)
  • Jul 6 César Rodríguez Álvarez, Spanish soccer forward (12 caps; Barcelona) and manager (Zaragoza, Barcelona), born in León, Spain (d. 1995)
  • Jul 13 Bill Towers, English footballer (d. 2000)
  • Jul 16 Anwar Hussain, Pakistani cricketer (four Tests for Pakistan v India 1952-53), born in Lahore, British India (d. 2002)
  • Jul 17 Juan Antonio Samaranch, Spanish sports administrator (7th President International Olympic Committee 1980-2001), born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 2010)
  • Jul 17 Rudolf Karpati, Hungarian sabres (Olympic gold 1956, 60)
  • Jul 18 Eric Brandon, British racing driver, born in East Ham, Essex (d. 1982)
  • Jul 19 Robert Christiani, West Indian cricketer (brother of Cyril WI batsman in 22 Tests), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 2005)
  • Jul 26 Bob Waterfield, American NFL quarterback (Rams), born in Elmira, New York (d. 1983)

About July 1920

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Signs: Cancer (Jun 21 - Jul 22), Leo (Jul 23 - Aug 22)