On This Day

February 17, 1936 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Barry Jarman, Australian cricket wicket-keeper (19 Tests; 54 dismissals), born in Adelaide, South Australia (d. 2020)

Person of interestJim Brown

Jim Brown, American NFL Running Back (Cleveland Browns), born in St. Simons, Georgia

NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
  • Peter Walker, English cricket batsman (3 Tests; Glamorgan CCC), born in Bristol, England (d. 2020)