On This Day

Deaths in Sport in July 1988

  • Jul 8 Ray Barbuti, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 400m relay 1928), dies at 83
  • Jul 23 Jahangir Khan, Indian cricket fast bowler (4 Tests India; Pakistan selector), dies at 78
  • Jul 24 Ilona Elek, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1936, 48), dies at 81
  • Jul 25 David Tobey, American Basketball Hall of Fame referee (1918-45; first game with a 3-man officiating crew), dies at 90