On This Day

January 1905 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 16 Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months
  • Jan 16 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa Senators rout Dawson City (Yukon), 23-2 for 2-0 series sweep; most lopsided challenge playoff game in history; Frank McGee 14 goals
  • Jan 22 Dutchman Coen de Koning wins the 1,500m, 5,000m & 10,000m at World Allround Speed Skating Championships in Groningen, Netherlands to become 2nd Dutchman to win a world title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 17 Guillermo Stábile, Argentine footballer (d. 1966)
  • Jan 17 Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (d. 2005)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jan 1 Mabel Cahill, Irish tennis player (US National C'ship 1891-92), dies at 41