Deaths in Sport on May 20

  • 1509 Catharina Sforza, Italian duchess of Forli, dies at 45
  • 1911 E M Grace, cricketer (one Test v Australia 1880, 36 & 0), dies
  • 1926 Dick Pougher, cricketer (17 & 3-26 in only Test for England 1892), dies
  • 1939 Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59
  • 1940 Amar Singh, cricketer (of pneumonia Indian pace bowler 1932-36), dies
  • 1968 Albert Hartkopf, cricketer (one Test for Australia), dies
  • 1973 Jarno Saarinen, Finnish motorcycle racer (b. 1945)
  • 1976 Syd Howe, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1911)
  • 1980 Jack Walsh, cricketer (at Wallsend)/commentator (NBN), dies
  • 2000 Malik Sealy, American basketball player (b. 1970)
  • 2007 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (b. 1914)
  • 2014 Phil Sharpe, English cricketer, dies at 77