On This Day

Events in Sport in December 1920

  • Dec 4 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: U of Toronto Blues win 4th title; beat Toronto Argonauts, 16-3

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Dec 14 Jack Dempsey KOs Bill Brennan in 12 for heavyweight boxing title in NYC

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey
  • Dec 17 AL votes to let spitball pitchers to continue using it
  • Dec 19 1st US indoor curling rink opens (Brookline, Mass)
  • Dec 20 Bert Collins scores 104 on Test Cricket debut v England SCG
  • Dec 31 Roy Park makes 1st-ball duck in only Test Cricket inn, v Eng at MCG
  • Dec 31 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Auckland, NZ: Bill Johnson & Bill Tilden (US) beat Norman Brookes & Gerald Patterson (Australasia) 6-4, 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 for an unassailable 3-0 lead; ends 5-0