Cricketers in Sports History (Part 3)

Events in Sport


Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 1,761

  • 1893-05-21 Arthur Carr, cricket captain (England v Australia 1926)
  • 1893-07-06 Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
  • 1893-07-09 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • 1893-07-11 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • 1893-12-01 Herman Griffith, cricketer (pioneering WI pace bowler)
  • 1893-12-31 J M Blankenberg, cricketer (60 wkts in 18 Tests for South Africa)
  • 1894-09-09 Bert Oldfield, Australian cricketer (d. 1976)
  • 1894-11-24 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great opening batsman for Engl)
  • 1894-12-23 Arthur Gilligan, cricketer (England captain in 1920's)
  • 1895-02-03 Izak Buys, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1922, 0 & 4*, 0-52)
  • 1895-05-24 H S T L "Stork" Hendry, cricketer (Australian all-rounder post-WWI)
  • 1895-05-30 Maurice Tate, cricketer (great England pace bowler of 20's)
  • 1895-07-04 Walderman Marx, cricketer (S Af, 240 on FC debut (then world record))
  • 1895-08-02 Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test)
  • 1895-08-09 Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
  • 1895-08-10 Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1895-08-14 Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)
  • 1895-10-10 Johnny Taylor, cricketer (stalwart Aussie batsman of post-WW I days)
  • 1895-10-31 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), born in Nagpur, Maharashtra (d. 1967)
  • 1896-01-29 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (pioneering West Indian Test batsman)
  • 1896-06-18 Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)
  • 1896-10-07 Cyril Allcott, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in their early Tests)
  • 1897-05-10 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1923)
  • 1897-05-25 Alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat)
  • 1897-06-20 Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (South African all-rounder v Eng 1922-23)
  • 1897-08-22 Bill Woodfull, Australian cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series), born in Maldon, Australia (d. 1965)
  • 1897-12-16 Jacobus Petrus Duminy, cricketer (three Tests for South Africa 1927-29)
  • 1898-02-17 Tom Lowry, cricketer (NZ batsman in seven Tests & their 1st Test capt)
  • 1898-03-06 Hal Hooker, cricketer (NSW pace bowler of 20's & 30's)
  • 1898-08-25 Arthur Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (England 1938-39), born in Bradford, Yorkshire (d. 1973)
  • 1899-04-04 William Brann, cricketer (South African batsman v England 1922-23)
  • 1899-08-12 Ben Sealey, West Indian cricketer (d. 1963)
  • 1899-10-11 A L "Oosh" Ochse, cricketer (no relation to A E South African fast bowler)
  • 1900-07-10 Bob Catterall, cricketer (dashing South African batsman of 20's)
  • 1900-08-01 Otto Nothling, cricketer (Test for Australia 1928, 52 runs aver 26)
  • 1900-10-01 Tom Goddard, English cricketer (d. 1966)
  • 1900-10-06 Stan Nichols, English cricketer (d. 1961)
  • 1900-10-14 Edwin McLeod, cricketer (played in NZ's 2nd-ever Test 1930)
  • 1900-10-19 Bill Ponsford, cricketer (great Australian batsman, HS 437 Vic v NSW)
  • 1900-10-23 Douglas Jardine, cricketer (England's Bodyline captain)
  • 1900-11-03 Roger Blunt, cricketer (NZ all-rounder in 9 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1900-12-25 W L "Tich" Cornford, cricketer (Sussex keeper played for England 1930)
  • 1901-05-02 Bob Wyatt, English cricket player (1927-37), born in Surrey (d. 1995)
  • 1901-08-04 Clarence Passailaigue, Jamaican cricketer (487 for 6th wkt for Jamaica), born in Kingston, Jamaica (d. 1972)
  • 1901-11-05 Eddie Paynter, cricketer (England batting hero in Bodyline series)
  • 1902-01-01 Buster Nupen, cricketer (1-eyed South African quick, great on matting)
  • 1902-04-01 L P Jai, cricketer (one Test India v England 1934, scored 19 & 0)
  • 1902-04-08 Arthur Wellard, cricketer (big hitting Somerset & England batsman)
  • 1902-05-08 Milford "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ bat early 1930's, All Black half)
  • 1902-06-17 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
  • 1902-07-31 G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)
  • 1902-09-04 Thomas "Tommy" Mitchell, British cricketer, born in Cresswell, Derbyshire, England (d. 1996)
  • 1902-10-14 Stanley Coen, cricketer (South African batsman in two Tests 1927-28)
  • 1902-10-26 Hugh Chilvers, Australian cricketer (great leggie of 30's for NSW but not Aust), born in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England (d. 994)
  • 1902-12-07 J G Navle, cricketer (India's 1st Test wicket-keeper)
  • 1903-02-06 John Dunning, cricketer (NZ medium-fast bowler of 30's)
  • 1903-03-11 George Dickinson, cricketer (bowled for NZ in their 1st 3 Tests)
  • 1903-06-19 Walter Hammond, cricketer (one of the greatest of English batsman)
  • 1903-11-15 Stewie Dempster, cricketer (1st great NZ Test batsman)
  • 1904-02-16 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indian SLA, 8 wickets in 6 Tests)
  • 1904-04-14 Lionel Birkett, cricketer (WI vice-capt on Australian tour 1930-31)
  • 1904-04-17 Naoomal Jeoomal, cricketer (pioneer Indian Test opening batsman)
  • 1904-05-13 Tim Wall, cricketer (18 Tests for Australia 1928-34)
  • 1904-06-23 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (South African leg spinner 1929-32)
  • 1904-11-14 Harold Larwood, cricketer (England bodyline bowler)
  • 1905-05-18 Hedley Verity, cricketer (terrific slow lefty for England pre-WW II)
  • 1905-06-09 Harry "Bull" Alexander, cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series)
  • 1905-06-13 Kumar Shri Duleepsinhji, cricketer (England 1929-31)
  • 1905-06-25 Ian Cromb, cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's)
  • 1905-08-28 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's), born in Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1992)
  • 1905-11-05 George Bissett, cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28)
  • 1905-11-17 Arthur Chipperfield, cricketer (Aus batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut)
  • 1905-12-03 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding bat)
  • 1905-12-20 "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner)
  • 1906-01-28 Henry Foley, cricketer (batted in New Zealand's 1st Test 1930)
  • 1906-05-16 Ernie McCormick, cricketer (Australian quickie of late 30's)
  • 1906-05-21 Keith Rigg, cricketer (Australian Test batsman in the thirties)
  • 1906-06-03 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • 1906-06-03 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • 1906-06-08 S Nazir Ali, cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932)
  • 1906-06-16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • 1906-08-25 Jim Smith[Cedric Ivan James Smith], English cricketer, born in Corsham, Wiltshire, England (d. 1979)
  • 1906-12-02 Eric Dalton, cricketer (2 centuries in 15 Tests for South Africa 1929-39)
  • 1907-04-20 Miran Bux, cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55)
  • 1907-07-02 Leo O'Brien, cricketer (Australian batsman in 5 Tests 1932-36)
  • 1907-08-11 Ted a'Beckett, cricketer (Australian Test player)
  • 1907-12-16 Syd Curnow, cricketer (South African batsman in 7 Tests 1930-32)
  • 1908-01-20 Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)
  • 1908-02-29 Alf Gover, cricketer (bowled in 4 Tests for England/famous coach)
  • 1908-04-28 Jack Fingleton, cricketer (Australian opener of 30's)
  • 1908-06-02 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
  • 1908-07-25 Bill Bowes, English cricketer (d. 1987)
  • 1908-08-18 Bill Merritt, cricketer (early NZ Test leg-spinner, also Northants)
  • 1908-08-26 Bill Hunt, cricketer (NSW slow left-armer, Test for Australia 1933)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-08-27 "The Don" Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time (6,996 runs), born in Cootamundra, New South Wales (d. 2001)

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1908-09-01 Amir Elahi, Pakistani cricketer (d. 1980)
  • 1909-01-01 D D Hindlekar, cricketer (Indian batsman & wicket-keeper 1936-46)
  • 1909-01-08 Bruce Mitchell, cricketer (South African bat, their top run-scorer (3471))
  • 1909-02-23 Frank Ward, cricketer (Australian leggie late 30s)
  • 1909-04-05 Gerald Bond, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport

Deaths 201 - 300 of 833

  • 1938-01-28 John Sharp, cricketer (England bat 1909, also soccer intl), dies
  • 1938-03-15 Edmund Tylecote, cricketer (England keeper in 6 Tests 1882-86), dies
  • 1938-04-08 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for S Af), dies
  • 1938-05-10 Percy McAlister, cricketer (8 Tests, punches Clem Hill in 1912), dies
  • 1938-06-17 H V "Ranji" Hordern, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia 1910-12, dies
  • 1938-06-24 "Digger" Robertson, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885), dies
  • 1938-07-05 John McIlwraith, cricketer (Tests for Australia), dies
  • 1938-07-14 Robert Poore, cricketer (3 Tests for South Africa in 1895-96 series), dies
  • 1938-08-14 Hugh Trumble, cricketer (32 Tests for Australia, 141 wickets), dies
  • 1938-08-14 J J Kelly, cricketer (36 Tests for Aust 1896-1905, stumped 20), dies
  • 1938-10-10 Lord Hawke [Martin Bladen Hawke], English cricketer (England batsman 1890's), dies at 78
  • 1938-10-12 Hugh Massie, cricketer (9 Tests for Australia 1881-85, capt), dies
  • 1938-11-15 George Glover, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 1938-12-07 Harry Moses, cricketer (6 Tests for Australia 1887-95), dies
  • 1939-01-06 Albert Ward, cricketer (England batsman in 7 Tests 1893-95), dies
  • 1939-01-31 George Thornton, cricketer (1 Test for South Africa 1902, 1* & 1-20), dies
  • 1939-04-05 William Cooper, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1882-84), dies
  • 1939-06-13 Arthur Coningham, cricketer (one Test for Australia 1894), dies
  • 1939-07-19 Tom Hayward, cricketer (35 Tests for England, 1999 runs), dies
  • 1939-08-16 Ron Oxenham, cricketer (7 Tests for Australia, 14 wickets), dies
  • 1939-08-24 W H Moule, cricketer (Australia v England 1880)/High Court judge, dies
  • 1939-10-21 Nummy Deane, cricketer (628 runs in 17 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1939-12-15 Tom McKibbin, cricketer (5 Tests for Aust 1895-1898, 17 wkts), dies
  • 1940-02-07 Francis Ford, cricketer (5 Tests for England v Australia 1894-95), dies
  • 1940-03-15 Alfred Marr, cricketer (Test for Australia 1885, scored 0 & 5), dies
  • 1940-05-20 Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies
  • 1940-06-22 M A Noble, cricketer (giant of NSW/Australian cricket), dies
  • 1940-07-03 George Shepstone, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa 1896-99), dies
  • 1940-07-14 Bill Howell, cricketer (18 Tests for Aust 1898-1905), dies
  • 1940-11-21 Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies
  • 1940-12-06 Charlie Hime, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895), dies
  • 1940-12-13 George Macaulay, cricketer (took 24 wkts in 8 Tests, Eng 22-33), dies
  • 1941-04-22 Arthur Briscoe, cricketer (South African batsman in 2 Tests), dies
  • 1941-07-02 Mohammad Baqa Jilani, cricketer (Test for India), dies at 29
  • 1941-08-12 Bobby Peel, cricketer (took 102 wickets for England), dies
  • 1941-08-23 Jack O'Connor, cricketer (four Tests for Aust 1908-09, 13 wkts), dies
  • 1941-10-20 Ken Farnes (WWII) 15 Tests for England, cricketer (60 wickets), dies
  • 1941-12-01 Horace Chapman, cricketer (2 Tests for South Africa, 39 runs, 1 wkt), dies
  • 1942-01-12 George Francis, cricketer (WI Test fast-bowler, 23 wkts in 10), dies
  • 1942-06-10 Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1937), dies
  • 1942-07-15 Denis Moloney, cricketer (during WW II 3 Tests for NZ 1937), dies
  • 1942-07-23 Andrew Ducat, cricketer (England 1921), dies whilst batting at 56
  • 1942-09-15 Joe Travers, cricketer (Australian SLA, in only Test innings), dies
  • 1942-10-24 Arthur Dolphin, cricketer (1 Test England 1921, 1 run, 1 catch), dies
  • 1942-10-25 Ted Arnold, English cricketer (England all-rounder in 10 Tests 1903-05), dies at 65
  • 1942-11-27 A B C Langton, cricketer (WWII 15 Tests for South Africa 1935-39), dies
  • 1942-12-18 Charlie Walker, cricketer (Aust tourist to England 1930, 1938), dies
  • 1943-03-03 George Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies
  • 1943-06-15 Cecil Parkin, cricketer (32 wkts in 10 Tests for Eng 1920-24), dies
  • 1943-07-27 Godfrey Cripps, cricketer (1st Currie Cup-winning captain), dies
  • 1943-07-27 H B G Austin, cricketer (capt of 1923 WI team to England), dies
  • 1943-07-31 Hedley Verity, cricketer (144 wickets in 40 Tests), dies in POW camp
  • 1943-08-06 Tom Garrett, cricketer (last survivor of 1st Test in 1877), dies
  • 1943-09-17 Dick Tyldesley, cricketer (7 Tests for England), dies
  • 1943-09-28 Charles Vintcent, cricketer (played in South Africa's 1st 3 tests), dies
  • 1943-10-14 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies
  • 1943-11-23 Ernest Jones, cricketer ("Jonah" Gave WG's beard a close shave), dies
  • 1944-01-01 Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (b. 1862)
  • 1944-02-08 Clem Wilson, cricketer (bro of Rockley, 2 Tests for England 1896), dies
  • 1944-04-17 J T Hearne, cricketer (took 49 wkts in 12 Tests for England), dies
  • 1944-05-26 C M Francois, cricketer (WWII, 252 runs in 5 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1944-06-13 Christopher Heseltine, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1895-96), dies
  • 1944-06-19 Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies
  • 1944-06-26 Billy Newham, cricketer (England Test 1887), dies
  • 1944-08-05 Maurice Turnbull, cricketer (England)/rugby (Wales), dies
  • 1944-08-17 John Trumble, cricketer (brother of Hugh 7 Tests 1885-86), dies
  • 1944-09-26 Julien Cahn, cricketer (private cricket promoter during 30's), dies
  • 1944-11-16 Charles Kelleway, Australian cricketer (26 Tests 1910-1928), dies at 58
  • 1944-11-17 A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies
  • 1945-02-13 George Studd, cricketer (4 Tests with brother v Aus 1882-83), dies
  • 1945-02-16 Billy Frank, cricketer (Test South Africa v Eng 1896, 5 & 2, 1-52), dies
  • 1945-05-09 Clem Hill, cricketer (49 Tests for Australia 1896-1912), dies
  • 1945-07-20 Arthur Seccull, South African cricketer (Test v England 1896), dies
  • 1945-11-07 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • 1945-12-20 Charles Eady, cricketer (Tasmanian player for Aust 1896-1901), dies
  • 1946-01-02 Joe Darling, cricketer (Aussie captain 21 Tests, won 7 lost 4), dies
  • 1946-04-17 John Iddon, cricketer (car accident 5 Tests for Eng 1934-35), dies
  • 1946-04-21 Robert Graham, cricketer (3 wkts for South Africa in 2 Tests 1898-99), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Albert Knight, cricketer (3 Tests for England on 1903-04 tour), dies
  • 1946-04-25 Joseph Vine, cricketer (batted in two Tests Eng v Aust 1911-12), dies
  • 1946-07-15 Razor Smith, English cricketer (b. 1877)
  • 1946-08-09 A E E Vogler, cricketer (South Africa, 15 Tests, 64 wkts), dies
  • 1946-11-18 John King, cricketer (scored 60 & 4 in only Test Eng v Aus 1909), dies
  • 1946-11-22 Bertie Rose-Innes, cricketer (South Africa's Test), dies
  • 1947-01-23 Roy Park, cricketer (prolific Victorian bat & official), dies
  • 1947-02-27 Mackinnon of Mackinnon, cricketer (Tests Eng v Aust 1879), dies at 89
  • 1947-03-09 Stanley Jackson, cricketer (20 Tests for England 1893-1905), dies
  • 1947-03-27 Charles Smith, cricketer (batted for South Africa in 1902-03), dies
  • 1947-06-06 Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies
  • 1947-07-13 Warwick Armstrong, cricketer (50 Tests 1901-21, 2863 runs), dies
  • 1947-07-30 George Challenor, cricketer (played in 1st WI Test side 1928), dies
  • 1948-02-10 Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies
  • 1948-03-05 Charles Prince, cricketer (5 & 1 in only Test for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-04-17 Percy Sherwell, cricketer (South African captain in 13 Tests 1905-11), dies
  • 1948-06-08 Hanson "Sammy" Carter, Australian cricketer (28 Tests for Aust, caught 44 stumped 21), dies at 70
  • 1948-07-03 Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1948-07-08 Dave Nourse, cricketer (45 Tests for South Africa 1902-24), dies
  • 1948-07-26 Charles Mills, South African cricketer (Test v England 1891-92), dies
  • 1948-09-11 Albert Powell, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1898-99), dies
  • 1948-10-16 Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42