On This Day

November 1905 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 18 10th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 21 1st match ever played in the Australian National Tennis Championships
  • Nov 26 1st Australasian Championships Men's Tennis, Melbourne: Rodney Heath beats Albert Curtis 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 5 George Bissett, South African cricketer (successful South African quick in 1927-28), born in Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa (d. 1965)
  • Nov 17 Arthur Chipperfield, Australian cricketer (batsman & leggie 99 on Test debut), born in Ashfield, New South Wales (d. 1987)
  • Nov 21 Fred Lindstrom, American Baseball Hall of Fame utility (New York Giants), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1981)
  • Nov 26 Bob Johnson, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1933-45 (Philadelphia Athletics, and two other teams), born in Pryor, Oklahoma (d. 1982)