On This Day

December 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Dec 28 Intercollegiate Athletic Association of US founded (becomes NCAA in 1910)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 1 Alexander Wilson, Canadian and Notre Dame athlete (d. 1994)
  • Dec 3 Leslie Ames, cricketer (England wicket-keeper of 30's Outstanding batsman)
  • Dec 5 Gus Mancuso, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), born in Galveston, Texas (d. 1984)
  • Dec 20 "Tiger" Bill O'Reilly, Australian cricketer (mighty Australian leg-spinner), born in White Cliffs, Australia
  • Dec 28 "Vizzy" Maharajkumar of Vizianagram [Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Vijay Ananda Gajapathi Raju], Indian cricketer, cricket administrator and politician, born in India (d. 1965)