On This Day

February 17, 1916 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexander Obolensky, Russian prince and famed Rugby Union footballer who played for England.(d. 1940)
  • Don Tallon, Australian cricketer (perhaps Australia's greatest wicket-keeper), born in Bundaberg, Australia (d. 1984)
  • Vivian McGrath, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1937), born in Merrendee, NSW (d. 1978)
1916 in Sport