On This Day

October 1898 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 15 Boughera El Ouafi, Algerian athlete and marathoner (Olympic gold 1928), born in Ouled Djellal, Algeria (d. 1951)
  • Oct 21 Eduard Pütsep, Estonian wresler and Olympic medalist (d. 1960)
  • Oct 30 Bill Terry, American baseball player, born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 1989)