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Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 2nd Rose Bowl: Washington State beats Brown 14-0
  • Jan 17 Rodman Wanamaker organises a lunch to discuss forming a golfers association (later the PGA) at the Taplow Club, Martinique Hotel, New York City

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 7 Gerrit Schulte, [Le Fou Pedalant], Dutch 6 day cyclist
  • Jan 7 Paul Keres, USSR, chess grandmaster (1950)
  • Jan 10 Don Metz, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
  • Jan 18 Alec Coxon, cricketer (England pace bowler in one Test, 2-90 & 1-82)
  • Jan 24 Vic Stollmeyer, cricketer (bro of Jeff Scored 96 in only Test innings)
  • Jan 24 Jack Brickhouse, American sports broadcaster (d. 1998)
  • Jan 31 Frank A Parker, tennis champ (US Open-1944)