On This Day

March 19, 1939 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Abbas Ali Baig, cricketer (Indian bat 112 on debut v England 1959)
  • Joe Kapp, NFL quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)
  • Peter Thorburn MNZM, New Zealand rugby union coach (North Harbour, NZ sevens, Bristol RFC, United States), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2021)
1939 in Sport