On This Day

On This Day in Sport for November 30

Events in Sport

  • 1872 First international soccer game, Scotland draws with England (0-0) in Glasgow
  • 1893 2nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-16 in Montgomery
  • 1908 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Melbourne, Australia: Anthony Wilding representing Australasia beats American Fred Alexander 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 to give defending champions a 3-2 victory
  • 1912 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Alerts win their only title; beat Toronto Argonauts, 11-4
  • 1912 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Melbourne, Australia: James Cecil Parke beats Rodney Heaths 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to give British Isles 3-2 victory over defending champions Australasia
  • 1924 National Football League Championship: Cleveland Bulldogs (7-1-1) [formerly Canton] win first past the post title
  • 1928 Australian cricket legend Don Bradman makes an inauspicious Test debut; scores 18 & 1 vs England in 1st Test in Brisbane; dropped to 12th man for 2nd Test
  • 1929 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers take their 4th title; beat Regina Roughriders, 14-3
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1983 George Headley, West Indies cricket batsman (22 Tests; 2,190 runs @ 60.83; 10 x 100), dies at 74
  • 1991 Zin [Parke Gerald Zinzan] Harris, New Zealand cricketer (9 Tests for NZ 1962-65), dies at 64
  • 1995 Hopper Levett, Kent cricket wicket-keeper (1930-47, Test 1934), dies
  • 2003 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), dies at 98
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