November 1877 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

Victor Trumper

Nov 2 Victor Trumper, Australian Cricket Batsman (48 Tests, top score 214; key figure foundation of rugby league in Australia), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1915)

Norman Brookes

Nov 14 Norman Brookes, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1907, 14), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 1968)

  • Nov 17 Frank Calder, British born Canadian ice hockey executive (first NHL President), born in Bristol, England (d. 1943)