January 1, 1944 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 10th Orange Bowl: LSU beats Texas A&M, 19-14
  • 10th Sugar Bowl: Georgia Tech beats Tulsa, 20-18
  • 30th Rose Bowl: Southern California beats #12 Washington, 29-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Charlie Davis, cricketer (WI batsman in 15 Tests 1968-73)

Deaths in Sport

  • C T B Turner, cricket (17 Tests 1886-95, 101 wkt All time great), dies
  • Charles Turner, Australian cricketer (b. 1862)