On This Day

Deaths in Sport 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 cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies at 68
  • Aug 4 Dave Gregory, Australian cricketer (Australia's 1st Test captain), 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 cricketer (15 Tests for Aust 1899-1909), dies at 49
  • Sep 27 Robert Gleeson, cricketer (one Test for South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • 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