On This Day

Deaths in Sport in October 1946

  • Oct 4 Barney Oldfield, American auto racer (International Motorsports Hall of Fame; first to drive at 60mph on circular track), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Oct 11 Ico Hitrec, Croatian footballer, dies at 35
  • Oct 16 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS/SD), hanged at 43