On This Day

September 1884 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 8 Théodore Pilette, Belgian racing driver, born in St. Gilles, Belgium (d. 1921)
  • Sep 21 Shorty Ray, American football player and supervisor of NFL officials, born in Highland Park, Illinois (d. 1956)
  • Sep 24 Gustave Garrigou, French cyclist (Tour de France 1911), born in Vabre-Tizac, France (d. 1963)
  • Sep 26 J. P. Bickell, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Molesworth, Ontario, Canada (d. 1951)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 28 Fred Morley, cricket lefty quick (16 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng), dies