On This Day

November 1906 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 17 11th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 10-0 in Birmingham
  • Nov 19 London selected to host 1908 Olympics

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 28 Canadian Tommy Burns retains his world heavyweight boxing title after being pushed to a 20-round draw by "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien in Los Angeles, California

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 2 Paul Thompson, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (Stanley Cup 1928 [NY Rangers], 1934, 38 Chicago Black Hawks), born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 1991)
  • Nov 4 Bob Considine, American journalist and author (Babe Ruth Story), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 1975)
  • Nov 6 James D. Norris, American sports businessman (Chicago Black Hawks), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1966)
  • Nov 17 Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • Nov 28 Henry Picard, American golfer (Masters 1938, PGA 1939), born in Plymouth, Massachusetts (d. 1997)