On This Day

February 1907 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 9 Aubrey "Dit" Clapper, NHL hall of famer (Boston Bruins)
  • Feb 11 E W Swanton, author & sports commentator
  • Feb 14 Johnny Longden, Canadian Racing Hall of Fame jockey/trainer (1943 Crown on Count Fleet), born in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England (d. 2003)

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 12 Muriel Robb, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1902), dies of lymphadenoma at 28