August 1916 in Sport

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 3 José Manuel Moreno, Argentine footballer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1978)
  • Aug 6 Michael Burke, sports executive (NY Yankees, NY Knicks)
  • Aug 11 Johnny Claes, Belgian racing driver (d. 1956)
  • Aug 14 Wellington Mara, Co-Owner of the New York Giants (d. 2005)
  • Aug 16 Iggy Katona, American race car driver, born in Toledo, Ohio (d. 2003)
  • Aug 20 Paul Felix Schmidt, Estonian-German chess player, born in Narva, Estonia (d. 1984)
  • Aug 27 Tony Harris, South African cricketer (8 Tests for South Africa 1947-49, 100 runs) and rugby union player (Springbok), born in Kimberley, Cape Province (d. 1993)
  • Aug 29 Leo Horn, Dutch soccer referee, columnist and businessman, born in Sittard, Netherlands (d. 1995)

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 1 Claude Newberry, South African cricket All-rounder (v England 1913-14), dies