On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1935

Person of interestGary Player

Nov 1 Gary Player, South African golfer (9-time major title winner), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

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  • Nov 2 Mohammad Munaf, Pakistan cricket pace bowler (4 Tests, 11 wickets), born in Mumbai, India (d. 2020)
  • Nov 5 Lester Piggott, British jockey (11 time champ), born in Wantage, Berkshire, England
  • Nov 9 Bob Gibson, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (NL Cy Young Award 1968, 70; NL MVP 1968; 9 x MLB All Star; St. Louis Cardinals), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 2020)
  • Nov 17 Anton Sailer, Austrian skier (Olympic-3 golds-1956)
  • Nov 22 Ludmila Belousova, Russian pairs skater (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in Ulyanovsk, Russia (d. 2017)
  • Nov 22 Bobby Wilson, English tennis player (Wimbledon doubles 1960 runner-up), born in Hendon, England (d. 2020)
  • Nov 23 Ken Eastwood, cricketer (opened for Aust v Eng SCG 1971)
  • Nov 27 Prakash Bhandari, cricketer (3 Tests for India in mid-50's, 77 runs)

About November 1935

How Old? 84 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)