January 1907 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jan 21 Kenora Thistles sweep Mont Wanderers in 2 for Stanley Cup

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 5 Volmari Iso-Hollo, Finnish athlete (Olympic gold 3,000m steeplechase 1936), born in Ylöjärvi, Finland (d. 1969)
  • Jan 22 Dixie Dean, English footballer (d. 1980)
  • Jan 26 Henry Cotton, English golfer (British Open 1934, 1937, 1948)
  • Jan 27 Henry Cotton, English golf champion (won 3x British Open)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jan 6 Walter Read, cricketer (Engl batsman, 117 at no 10 v Aust 1884), dies
  • Jan 16 Alfred Shaw, cricketer (seven Tests for England 1877-82), dies at 64
  • Jan 25 René Pottier, French racing cyclist, dies at 27