On This Day

Deaths in Sport on March 30

  • 1949 Dattaram Hindlekar, Indian cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests), dies at 40
  • 1969 Lucien Bianchi, Italian-Belgian auto racer (24 Hours of Le Mans 1968), dies during Le Mans testing accident at 34
  • 1978 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies
  • 1978 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide
  • 1981 Noel Harford, New Zealand cricketer (8 Tests for NZ 1955-58), dies at 50
  • 1995 Graham Anthony Richard Lock, cricketer, dies at 65
  • 1995 Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, dies at 65
  • 2005 Milton Green, American athlete (b. 1913)
  • 2006 Red Hickey, American football coach (b. 1917)
  • 2008 David Leslie, Touring Car Driver (b. 1953)
  • 2008 Richard Lloyd, Racing Car Driver (b. 1945)
  • 2009 Andrea Mead-Lawrence, American alpine skier (2 Olympic gold 1952), dies of leiomyosarcoma at 76
  • 2012 Viktor Kosichkin, Russian speed skater and 1960 Olympic gold medalist, dies at 74
  • 2013 Bob Turley, American MLB pitcher, dies from liver cancer at 82
  • 2020 Frank Maloney, American football coach (Syracuse University 1974-1980), dies from brain cancer at 79