On This Day

Deaths in Sport in January 1936

  • Jan 6 Charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies
  • Jan 7 Howard Francis, South African cricketer (2 Tests S Af v Eng 1898-99, 39 runs), dies at 67
  • Jan 10 Charles Wright, cricketer (3 Tests England v South Africa 1895-96), dies
  • Jan 15 Henry Forster, cricket (Hants & Oxford U, Gov-Gen of Australia), dies
  • Jan 27 Johnny Golden, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1922, 26, 27 3rd; Ryder Cup 1927, 29 [3-0-0 record]; 9 x PGA Tour titles), dies of pneumonia at 39