On This Day

October 3, 1926 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • English long distance runner Violet Piercy sets first recognised female marathon record in 3:40:22 on the Polytechnic Marathon course between Windsor and London

Birthdays in Sport

  • Marques Haynes, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame guard (Harlem Globetrotters), born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (d. 2015)