Deaths in Sport on October 16

  • 1928 Septimus Kinneir, cricketer (Test for Eng), dies
  • 1946 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS/SD), hanged at 43
  • 1948 Henry Foley, cricketer (one Test for NZ, scored 2 & 2), dies at 42
  • 1983 Kelso, American racehorse (b. 1957)
  • 2003 László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
  • 2011 Dan Wheldon, British race car driver (Indianapolis 500, 2005 & 2011), dies in crash at IndyCar World Championship at Las Vegas, Nevada at 33
  • 2012 Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86
  • 2015 Mikhail Burtsev, Soviet sabre fencer (Olympic gold 1976, 1980), dies at 59
  • 2020 Andrzej Pogorzelski, Polish motorcycle speedway rider (Speedway World Team Cup gold 1965, 66, 69), dies at 82
  • 2020 Rodolfo Fischer, Argentine soccer striker (35 caps; San Lorenzo 271 games), dies at 76
  • 2021 Leo Boivin, Canadian Hockey HOF defenceman (Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (St. Louis Blues), dies at 89
  • 2021 Pat Studstill, American football wide receiver (Pro Bowl 1965, 66; NFL receiving yards leader, record 99-yard TD reception [tied] 1966; Detroit Lions, LA Rams), dies at 83