On This Day

November 1902 in Sports History

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Geo Lefevre and Henri Desgrange create Tour de France bicycle race

Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France Henri Desgrange
Cyclist and Founder of the Tour-de-France
Henri Desgrange
  • Nov 21 Baseball's Philadelphia Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 3 Charles Jones, West Indian cricket batsman (4 Tests), born in Georgetown, British Guiana (d. 1959)
  • Nov 22 Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Valleyfield, Quebec (d. 1990)

Person of interestEddie Shore

Nov 25 Eddie Shore, Canadian NHL hall of famer, born in Fort Qu'Appelle, Northwest Territories (d. 1985)

NHL Star Eddie Shore
NHL Star
Eddie Shore