On This Day

October 4, 1935 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jimmy Orr, American NFL wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1959, 65; Super Bowl 1971; Baltimore Colts), born in Seneca, South Carolina

Deaths in Sport

  • Barbados Joe Walcott, Barbadian boxer (World Welterweight champion 1901-06; first black to hold title), dies in a car accident at 62
1935 in Sport