On This Day

August 20, 1919 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for .505 average)

Deaths in Sport

  • Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, dies at 49