On This Day

November 1923 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 1 Bruce Dooland, Australian cricket all-rounder (3 Tests; Nottinghamshire; Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1955), born in Cowandilla, South Australia (d. 1980)
  • Nov 3 Glen Brand, American wrestler (Olympic gold middleweight 1948), born in Clarion, Iowa (d.2008)
  • Nov 5 Ian Munro, British medical journalist, humanitarian and cricketer, born in Bradford, England (d. 1997)
  • Nov 6 Aleksandra Chudina, Soviet athlete, track jumper (Olympic-2 silver-1952), born in Kurkinsky District, Russia (d. 1990)
  • Nov 9 Alice Coachman, American athlete (Olympic gold high jump 1948), born in Albany, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 17 Bert Sutcliffe, cricketer (all-time great NZ left-handed batsman)
  • Nov 17 Mike Garcia, American baseball player (d. 1986)
  • Nov 23 Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (Hambletonian x 4; Little Brown Jug x 5; Messenger Stakes x 7), born in Gloversville, NY (d. 1986)
  • Nov 25 Art Wall Jr, American golfer (Masters 1959), born in Honesdale, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • Nov 28 Lorna Beal (née Larter), Australian cricket wicket-keeper (7 Tests; 16 dismissals), born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 2020)

Deaths in Sport

  • Nov 25 Syd Callaway, cricket all-round (3 Tests for Australia 1891-95), dies