On This Day

November 1878 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 23 Holcombe Ward, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1904; President USLTA 1937-47), born in New York, NY (d. 1967)
  • Nov 26 Marshall Taylor, American track cyclist (first African-American world champion; 1899 World Track C'ships), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1932)