Deaths in Sport in October 1966

Person of interestCharlotte Cooper

Oct 10 Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900), dies at 96

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • Oct 13 Father Marriott, cricketer (one Test for England, 11 wickets), dies
  • Oct 27 Nigel Haig, British cricketer (England pace bowler in 5 Tests 1921-30), dies at 78