On This Day

October 1918 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 18 NHL's Quebec Bulldogs sold to a Toronto businessman P. J. Quinn

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 6 AndrĂ© Pilette, Belgian racing driver (d. 1993)
  • Oct 9 Walter Burkemo, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1953), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 1986)
  • Oct 14 Doug Ring, Australian cricketer (Australian leggie of the late 40's early 50's), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (d. 2003)
  • Oct 22 Lou Klein, American baseball player (d. 1976)
  • Oct 28 Harold Shepherdson, British soccer trainer, born in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire (d. 1955)
  • Oct 30 Bob Feller, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (AL Triple Crown 1940), born in Van Meter, Iowa (d.2010)

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 6 Arthur O'Hara Wood, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1914), dies in action WWI at 28
  • Oct 17 Gordon White, cricketer (WW I Superb South African batsman 1905-12), dies