On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in February 1922

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 1 Clifford McWatt, cricketer (WI wicket-keeper in 6 Tests 1954-55)
  • Feb 5 Alain de Changy, Belgian racing driver (d. 1994)
  • Feb 8 Joeri Averbach, Russian chess grandmaster
  • Feb 9 Jim Laker, English cricket spin bowler (46 Tests; world best 19-90 4th Test v Australia 1956), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1986)
  • Feb 17 Marshall Teague, American race car driver (d. 1959)
  • Feb 22 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine racing driver, born in Pergamino, Argentina (d. 2005)
  • Feb 24 Kanwar Rai Singh, cricketer (batted at MCG in Test for India 1948)
  • Feb 26 Bill Johnston, cricket pace bowler (mighty Australian lefty post-war)

About February 1922

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Aquarius (Jan 20 - Feb 18), Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20)