Thursday, November 5, 2020

 


On this day



In 1940, Walter Johnson won 416 games for Washington Senators, lost Maryland congressional race


In 1978, Oakland Raider's John Madden became 13th coach to win 100 NFL games


In 1994, Tony Rominger bicycled world record for distance covered in one hour for second time (55.291 km)



Edward Paynter

Edward Paynter who was born in 1901 was an English cricketer. He was an attacking batsman and excellent fielder. His Test batting average of 59.23 is the seventh highest of all time. and second only to Herbert Sutcliffe amongst Englishmen. Against Australia only he averaged an extraordinary 84.42.

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