January 1932 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jan 1 18th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats Tulane, 21-12

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 4 Bradman scores 167 for Australia v South Africa at the MCG

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • Jan 14 Racing Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro wins his 1st race
  • Jan 19 Charlie Conacher becomes 1st Toronto Maple Leaf to score 5 goals in a game, 1st coming at 7 seconds of game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 Jackie Parker, American football player (d. 2006)
  • Jan 3 Jaswick Taylor, cricketer (WI pace bowler 50s, 10 wkts in 3 Tests)
  • Jan 3 Coo Coo Marlin, American NASCAR race car driver, born in Columbia, Tennessee (d. 2005)

Person of interestChuck Noll

Jan 5 Chuck Noll, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Cleveland, Ohio

NFL Head Coach Chuck Noll
NFL Head Coach
Chuck Noll
  • Jan 14 Don Garlits, American race car driver
  • Jan 15 Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Jan 15 Lou Jones, American 4X400m relay runner (Olympic gold 1956), born in New Rochelle, New York (d. 2006)
  • Jan 19 Joe Schmidt, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker (Detroit Lions) and coach, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Jan 20 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • Jan 21 Boris Shakhlin, Russian gymnast (Olympic gold 1956-60-64)
  • Jan 28 Parry O'Brien, American shot putter (Olympic golds 1952, 1956, silver 1960), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Jan 29 Raman Subba Row, CEO (Test/County Cricket Board)
  • Jan 29 George Allen, English footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Jan 26 William K Wrigley, owner (Wrigley Gum, Chicago Cubs), dies