On This Day

July 31, 1919 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Curt Gowdy, American sportscaster (ABC), born in Green River, Wyoming (d. 2006)
  • Hemu Adhikari, Indian cricket batsman (21 Tests; HS 114 1st Test v WI 1948), born in Pune, Maharashtra (d. 2003)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dick Barlow, English cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies at 68