On This Day

Deaths in Sport on October 19

  • 1912 E. B. Dwyer, Austalian-born cricketer (Sussex bowler 1906-09), dies at 36
  • 1987 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909)
  • 1990 Lew Worsham, American golfer (US Open 1947; Ryder Cup 1947), dies at 73
  • 1993 Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48
  • 2007 Michael Maidens, English footballer with Hartlepool United (b. 1987)
  • 2012 Fiorenzo Magni, Italian road cyclist (Giro d'Italia 1948, 51, 55; Tour of Flanders 1949, 50, 51), dies from an aneurysm at 91