January 1925 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 11th Rose Bowl: Notre Dame beats Stanford, 27-10
  • Jan 5 French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
  • Jan 31 18th Women's Australasian Championships: Daphne Akhurst beats Esna Boyd (1-6, 8-6, 6-4)
  • Jan 31 18th Men's Australasian Championships: James Anderson beats Gerald Patterson (11-9, 2-6, 6-2, 6-3)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 George Conner, NFL tackle, linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jan 4 Veikko Hakulinen, Finland, 30K/50K cross country skier (Oly-gold-1956)
  • Jan 12 Ralph Legall, cricket wicket-keeper (WI v India 1954)
  • Jan 15 Keith Bentley, international racing cyclist
  • Jan 17 A H Kardar, cricketer (Pak 1st Test capt, prev played for India)
  • Jan 18 Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
  • Jan 20 George Connol, NFL Hall-of-Famer
  • Jan 25 Eric Dempster, cricketer (NZ slow bowl of mid-50's, bowling avg 109.5)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jan 26 Paul Newman, American actor (Hud, Hombre, Hustler), racing car driver and popcorn mogul (Newman's Own), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 2008)

Actor & Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor & Entrepreneur
Paul Newman