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November 1904 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 12 9th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 29-5 in Birmingham

Olympic Games1st US Olympic Games

Nov 23 III Summer (Modern) Olympic Games close in St Louis

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Poster promoting the 1904 Summer Olympic Games in St. Louis
Poster promoting the 1904 Summer Olympic Games in St. Louis
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Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 5 Cooney Weiland, Canadian NHL forward (Boston Bruins), born in Seaforth, Ontario (d. 1985)
  • Nov 14 Harold Larwood, England cricket fast bowler (21 Tests, Bodyline Series v Australia 1932-33), born in Nuncargate, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 25 Lillian Copeland, US discus thrower (Olympic gold 1932)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 4 Jack Brown, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1894-99), dies