On This Day

January 1917 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 3rd Rose Bowl, Tournament Park, Pasadena, California: Oregon beats Pennsylvania, 14-0; MVP: John Beckett, Oregon

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 30 Paul Frère, Belgian racing driver & motorsport journalist, born in Le Havre, France (d. 2008)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jan 25 Edwin Tyler, cricketer (slow-lefty played once for England 1896), dies