On This Day

December 26, 1942 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Barry Wood, cricketer (England opener in early 70's)

Deaths in Sport

  • Chris 'Red' Cagle, College Football Hall of Fame halfback (All American 1927, 28, 29; Army; NFL: New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers), dies of a fractured skull from a fall at 37