On This Day

October 9, 1950 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Downing, American baseball player (California Angels), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mick Malone, Australian cricketer (WA seamer, Test 1977, made 46 took 5-63, 1-14), born in Scarborough, Australia

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestGeorge Hainsworth

George Hainsworth, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (first NHL goaltender to record 20 shutouts in one season; Montreal Canadiens), dies in a car accident at 55

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth