October 1926 in Sport

◄ Sep    October    Nov ►
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31 

◄ 1925     1926    1927 ►

Months in 1926: January February March April May June July August September November December

Events in Sport

Results 1 - 5 of 5

3rd - Violet Percy runs female record marathon (3:40:22)
6th - Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5
10th - St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
14th - Walter Johnson retires, signs 2-year contract to manage Newark
25th - Lester Patrick becomes 1st coach & gm of NY Rangers

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

3rd - Marques Haynes, NBA player and hall of famer (World's Greatest Dribbler, Harlem Globetrotters)
11th - John Dewes, cricketer (England opener late 40's early 50's)
12th - Hans Liebold, Germany, auto racer (Nardo, Italy)
13th - Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
20th - Ursula Happe, Germany, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1956)
24th - Y A Tittle, AAFC/NFL QB (Baltimore, SF, NY Giants, MVP 1963)
27th - P G "Nana" Joshi, cricket wicketkeeper (Indian during 1950's)
28th - Bowie Kuhn, baseball commissioner (1969-1984)
30th - Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver


Search the Today in Sport Archives

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)