On This Day

May 17, 1920 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Lydia Wideman, Finnish cross country skier (first female cross-country Olympic gold 1952), born in Vippula, Finland

Deaths in Sport

  • Maitland Hathorn, South African cricketer (325 runs in 12 Tests South African 1901-11), dies at 42
1920 in Sport