On This Day

October 4, 1946 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • André Bolhuis, Dutch field hockey player, coach and administrator (World Cup gold 1973; president Dutch Field Hockey Federation; chairman Dutch Olympic Committee), born in Zeist, Netherlands

Deaths in Sport

  • Barney Oldfield, American auto racer (International Motorsports Hall of Fame; first to drive at 60mph on circular track), dies of a heart attack at 67
1946 in Sport