Famous 19th Century Sportspersons
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895, American
 
James NaismithJames Naismith
06 November 1861, Canadian, American
Invented Basketball

Ty CobbTy Cobb
18 December 1886, American
American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
24 June 1895, American
American professional boxer

Cy YoungCy Young
29 March 1867, American
 

Casey StengelCasey Stengel
30 July 1890, American
American baseball manager
Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25 December 1878, Swiss, American
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company

Christy MathewsonChristy Mathewson
12 August 1880, American
Baseball player

Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19 November 1862, American
 

Morihei UeshibaMorihei Ueshiba
14 December 1883, Japanese
Martial Artist
Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
31 October 1892, Portuguese, Russian
French chess player

Yip ManYip Man
01 October 1893, Chinese
Martial Artist
Philip Noel-BakerPhilip Noel-Baker
01 November 1889, British
Politician

Leon ŠtukeljLeon Štukelj
12 November 1898, Slovenian
Gymnast

Jack Johnson (Boxer)Jack Johnson (Boxer)
31 March 1878, American
 
Konstantinos TsiklitirasKonstantinos Tsiklitiras
30 October 1888, Greek
Olympic athlete

Arthur Conan DoyleArthur Conan Doyle
22 May 1859, British
Physician, Writer, Poet, Cricketer, Novelist,
Frederick Winslow TaylorFrederick Winslow Taylor
20 March 1856, American
Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer,

Walter HagenWalter Hagen
21 December 1892, American
Golfer

John L. SullivanJohn L. Sullivan
15 October 1858, American
Boxer
Louis CyrLouis Cyr
11 October 1863, Canadian
Sportsperson

The Great GamaThe Great Gama
22 May 1878, Pakistani
Amateur wrestler
James ForrestalJames Forrestal
15 February 1892, American
Officer, Banker, Investment banker

Duke KahanamokuDuke Kahanamoku
24 August 1890, American
Swimmer, Surfer, Actor, Water polo player

Francis OuimetFrancis Ouimet
08 May 1893, American
Golfer

Burt MunroBurt Munro
25 March 1899, New Zealander
Motorcycle racer, Farmer
Wong Fei-hungWong Fei-hung
09 July 1847, Chinese
Physician, Acupuncturist
Victor McLaglenVictor McLaglen
10 December 1886, British, American
Actor, Boxer

Eugen SandowEugen Sandow
02 April 1867, German
Bodybuilder

Gene TunneyGene Tunney
25 May 1897, American
Boxer

Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,
José Raúl CapablancaJosé Raúl Capablanca
19 November 1888, Cuban
Chess Player

Knute RockneKnute Rockne
04 March 1888, American
Head coach, American football player

Paul MorphyPaul Morphy
22 June 1837, American
Chess player, Chess theoretician

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

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Tom LongboatTom Longboat
04 June 1887, Canadian
Athletics competitor
Paavo NurmiPaavo Nurmi
13 June 1897, Finnish
Long-distance runner, Marathon runner, Athletics

Bhupinder Singh of PatialaBhupinder Singh of Patiala
12 October 1891, Indian
Cricketer
Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
German, Polish
 

Bob FitzsimmonsBob Fitzsimmons
26 May 1863, British
Boxer

C. K. NayuduC. K. Nayudu
31 October 1895, Indian
Cricketer
Avery BrundageAvery Brundage
28 September 1887, American
Art collector, Basketball player, Athletics

Gichin FunakoshiGichin Funakoshi
10 November 1868, Japanese
Karateka
Bill TildenBill Tilden
10 February 1893, American
Tennis player, Tennis coach

Floyd CollinsFloyd Collins
20 July 1887, American
Explorer

Joan GamperJoan Gamper
22 November 1877, Swiss
Association football player, Businessperson

William StephensonWilliam Stephenson
23 January 1897, Canadian
Boxer

Alastair DennistonAlastair Denniston
01 December 1881, British
Field hockey player, Cryptographer, Mathematician
John Bowes-LyonJohn Bowes-Lyon
01 April 1886, British
Stockbroker, Cricketer

Arthur FriedenreichArthur Friedenreich
18 July 1892, Brazilian
Association football player

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11 March 1885, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

Charles StuddCharles Studd
02 December 1860, British
Cricketer, Author, Missionary
Titanic ThompsonTitanic Thompson
31 October 1892, American
Hustling, poker playergolfer, pool player

Adolf AnderssenAdolf Anderssen
06 July 1818, German, Ukrainian
Chess player, Non-fiction writer
Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
20 August 1891, Japanese
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet
22 July 1862, Scottish
 

Annette KellermanAnnette Kellerman
06 July 1886, Australian
 
R. Norris WilliamsR. Norris Williams
29 January 1891, American
Tennis player

Dwight F. DavisDwight F. Davis
05 July 1879, American
Tennis player, Politician
Billy CoutuBilly Coutu
01 March 1892, Canadian
Ice hockey player

Marshall TaylorMarshall Taylor
26 November 1878, American
Sport cyclist

Xavier MertzXavier Mertz
06 October 1882, Swiss
Explorer, Alpine skier
Andrew MurrayAndrew Murray
09 May 1828, British, South African
minister

Louise Otto-PetersLouise Otto-Peters
26 March 1819, German
Journalist, Writer
Jack BernsteinJack Bernstein
05 November 1899, American
Boxer, Screenwriter

Ōkido MoriemonŌkido Moriemon
13 May 1876, Japanese
rikishi

Frank McKibbenFrank McKibben
1869 AD
 

Horace G. HutchinsonHorace G. Hutchinson
17 September 1869, Norwegian
 
Kenneth RockneKenneth Rockne
04 March 1888, Norwegian, American
American Football coach, Coach, American football