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Birthdays in Sport in September 1929

  • Sep 3 Carlo Clerici, Swiss road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1954), born in Vaiano, Italy (d. 2007)
  • Sep 6 Dow Finsterwald, American golfer (PGA Championship 1958), born in Athens, Ohio

Person of interestArnold Palmer

Sep 10 Arnold Palmer, American golfer (7 major titles; US Masters 1958, 60, 62, 64), born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)

  • Sep 17 Stirling Moss, British auto racer (16 x F1 Grands Prix; World F1 Drivers C'ship runner-up 1955-58; 12 Hours of Sebring 1954) and broadcaster (ABC F1, NASCAR), born in London, England (d. 2020)
  • Sep 21 Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (Budapest Honvéd), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1979)
  • Sep 22 Carlo Ubbiali, Italian motorcycle racer (World Champion 125cc 1951, 55, 56, 58-60; 250cc 1956, 59, 60), born in Bergamo, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Sep 25 John Rutherford, Australian cricketer (one Test for Australia 1956), born in Bruce Rock, Western Australia
  • Sep 26 Meredith Gourdine, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1952), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1998)

About September 1929

How Old? 90 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

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