On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in November 1936

  • Nov 1 Eddie Colman, English soccer winger (Manchester United 85 games; died Munich air disaster), born in Salford, England (d. 1958)
  • Nov 2 Lawrence Robert Shreve, Canadian pro wrestler (Abdullah the Butcher), born in Windsor, Ontario

Person of interestRoy Emerson

Nov 3 Roy Emerson, Australian tennis player (12 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Blackbutt, Queensland

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
  • Nov 7 Al Attles, American NBA point guard and coach (SF/GS Warriors), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • Nov 12 Ruth Jessen, American golfer (11 LPGA Tour wins, 3-time major runner-up), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2007)
  • Nov 12 Mills Lane, American judge and boxing referee
  • Nov 26 Jan Liberda, Polish soccer forward (35 caps; Polonia Bytom), born in Bytom, Poland (d. 2020)

About November 1936

How Old? 83 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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