On This Day

July 26, 1917 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bertil Nordahl, Swedish soccer midfielder and manager (15 caps; Atalanta; Olympic gold 1948), born in Hörnefors, Sweden (d. 1998)
  • Richard Burnell, British rower (Olympic gold 1948), born in Henley-on-Thames, England (d. 1995)