Birthdays in Sport in May 1924

  • May 11 Jackie Milburn, English soccer star (Newcastle United)
  • May 15 Andrea Gyarmati, Hungary water polo player (Olympics, 1948-60), (d. 2013)
  • May 15 Don Kenyon, cricketer (England batsman in 8 Tests 1951-55)
  • May 18 Jack Whitaker, sportscaster (ABC, CBS), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • May 20 Betty Driver, actress (Coronation St, Pardon the Expression)
  • May 21 Jack Twyman, basketball player (Rochester/Cincinnati Royals), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2012)
  • May 23 V N Swamy, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1955, DNB, 0-45)
  • May 25 Istv├ín Nyers, Hungarian footballer (d. 2005)
  • May 30 Norbert Schemansky, USA, middle heavyweight (Olympic gold 1952)
  • May 31 Russell Endean, cricketer (28 Tests for South Africa, handled the ball 1956)