Deaths in Sport on February 21

  • 1944 Ferenc Szisz, Hungarian-born race car driver (b. 1873)
  • 1945 Eric Liddell, Scottish runner (Olympic-gold 1924), dies at 43
  • 1958 Duncan Edwards, English footballer (b. 1936)
  • 1969 Jose de Capriles, Mexican-born US Olympic fencer, dies

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1974 Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, dies in a car crash at 44

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • 1979 Glendon Gibbs, cricketer (Test Cricket WI v Australia 1955), dies
  • 1989 Alex Thépot, French footballer (b. 1906)
  • 1999 Wilmer David Mizell, baseball player (b. 1930)
  • 2000 Antonio Díaz-Miguel, Spanish basketball coach (b. 1933)
  • 2003 Eddie Thomson, Scottish football player and coach (b. 1947)
  • 2004 John Charles, Welsh footballer (b. 1931)