On This Day

November 1907 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 9 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds
  • Nov 13 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
  • Nov 16 12th Iron Bowl: Auburn and Alabama tie 6-6 in Birmingham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Larry French, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1940), born in Visalia, California (d. 1987)
  • Nov 22 Dick Bartell, American baseball shortstop, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • Nov 25 John Stuart Hindmarsh, British racing driver and aviator (d. 1938)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 21 Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies