On This Day

1934 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 102 of 102

  • Dec 29 1st collegiate basketball doubleheader at Madison Square Garden
  • Dec 30 New York Rangers and Boston Bruins battle out a 0-0 tie; first of a 37-game overtime undefeated streak for the Bruins, the longest in NHL history; streak spans over 4 years and includes 27 ties

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 127 of 127

  • Oct 17 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (d. 2005)
  • Oct 19 Des Hoare, cricketer (Australian quickie in Test in 1961 v W Indies)
  • Oct 24 Arvind Apte, cricketer (brother of Madhav Scored 8 & 7 in one Test)
  • Oct 24 Margie Masters, Australian golfer (Western Open runner-up 1966), born in Swan Hill, Victoria
  • Oct 28 Jim Beatty, track runner (1st sub 4 minute indoor mile)

Person of interestKen Rosewall

Nov 2 Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis player (8 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • Nov 3 Derek Richardson, cricketer (played one innings for England 1957)
  • Nov 10 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer
  • Nov 10 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), born in Eldorado, Texas
  • Nov 11 Elzbieta Krzesinska, Polish long jumper (Olympic gold 1956)
  • Nov 11 Paula Myers-Pope, American platform diver, 2 silver, 1 bronze (Oly 1952-60)
  • Nov 14 Kurt Hamrin, Swedish soccer player
  • Nov 21 Peter Philpott, cricketer (NSW & Australian leg spinner 1965-66)

Person of interestLew Hoad

Nov 23 Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (Wimbledon 1956-57, Australian C'ships 1956, French C'ships 1956)), born in Sydney, NSW (d. 1994)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
  • Nov 26 Ludmila Shevtsova, USSR, 800m runner (Olympic gold 1960)
  • Nov 27 Ammo Baba, Iraqi-Assyrian footballer
  • Dec 1 LeMar Clark, American heavyweight boxer, born in Cedar City, Utah (d. 2006)
  • Dec 2 Andre Rodgers, baseball player (d. 2004)
  • Dec 6 Nick Bockwinkel, wrestler (WCW/AWA)
  • Dec 11 Salim Durani, Indian cricketer (successful Indian batsman of 60's), born in Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Dec 17 Ray Wilson, English footballer
  • Dec 19 Al Kaline, baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (Detroit Tigers), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Dec 21 Hanif Mohammad, Pakistani cricketer (1952-69), longest test innings - 16 hours, born in Junagadh, India (d. 2016)
  • Dec 22 David Pearson, American stock car racer, born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 2018)
  • Dec 25 Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist
  • Dec 27 Larisa Latynina, Ukrainian Soviet gymnast (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64), born in Kherson, Soviet Union
  • Dec 28 Peggy Wilson, American golfer (US Open runner-up 1969), born in Lauderdale, Mississippi

Weddings in Sport


Divorces in Sport


Deaths in Sport