On This Day

Deaths in Sport in February 1971

  • Feb 1 Jim Christy, South African cricket batsman (10 Tests; top score 103 1932; Transvaal, Queensland), dies at 66
  • Feb 15 Dimitrios Loundras, Greek gymnast, dies at 85
  • Feb 26 Edward van der Merwe, South African cricket wicket-keeper (2 Tests in 30's), dies at 67