On This Day

Deaths in Sport in August 1919

  • 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