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, cricketer (4 Tests for India 1932-36), dies
  • Jul 24 Ilona Elek, Hungarian fencer (Olympic gold 1936, 48), dies at 81
  • Jul 25 David Tobey, Basketball Hall of Fame referee, dies at 90