Boxer. Won the English heavyweight prize-fighting championship in 1800, retaining it until 1805. His younger brother Tom was also an accomplished boxer.
Person, Sport / Games
Person, Sport / Games, Tragedy
Boxer. Born Judah Bergman above a fish shop in Christian Street, according to St George's website. (Even if the fish shop was at the junction with Cable Street that would put the plaque on the wron...
Person, Sport / Games, USA
Footballer. Born in Amsterdam. Nicknamed 'The Non-Flying Dutchman' because of his aviophobia. He played for Ajax in his home country and for Arsenal F.C. from 1995 to 2006.
Person, Sport / Games, Netherlands
Co-founder National Sporting Club. Born Arthur Frederick Bettinson at 8 Edward (now Aquila) Street, Marylebone. Brought up in Hampstead. Keen sportsman. 1882 became the British Amateur Boxing Assoc...
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Died: 5/6/1910, 110 years ago
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