On This Day

Sports Stars Who Died in 1919

  • Feb 25 Josef Christiaens, Belgian racing driver (b. 1879)
  • Apr 30 Henry Wood, English cricket wicket-keeper (in 4 Tests 1888-92), dies at 65
  • Jul 31 Dick Barlow, English cricket all-rounder (17 Tests, 2 x 50, 34 wickets, BB 7/40; Lancashire CCC), dies at 68
  • Aug 4 Dave Gregory, Australian cricket batsman (Australia's 1st Test captain; 3 Tests; NSW CA), dies at 74
  • Aug 20 Gregor MacGregor, English cricket wicket-keeper (8 Tests 1890-93) and Scottish rugby union player, dies at 49
  • Aug 21 Laurence Doherty, British tennis player (Wimbledon 1902-06, US Nationals 1903), dies of toxemia at 43
  • Sep 24 Frank Laver, Australian cricket medium pace bowler (15 Tests, 37 wickets, BB 8/31) and baseball player (first Australian national team), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 49
  • Oct 2 Ernest Halliwell, South African cricket wicketkeeper (8 Tests), dies at 55
  • Oct 27 John Harry, cricket wicket-keeper (Aust one Test 1895, one catch), dies
  • Oct 28 Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies