1920's & 1930's ( Sports )

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  • Lionel Conacher ( Born: May 24, 1902, Toronto - Died: May 26, 1954, Ottawa )

    Lionel Conacher ( Born: May 24, 1902, Toronto - Died: May 26, 1954, Ottawa )
    Who: Lionel Conacher "The Big Train"
    What: Lionel.C was a Canadian athlete, and a politician. Voted the country's top athlete of the first half of the 20th century. He also won championships in numberous sports.
    Where: Toronto, Canada
    When: 1923
  • Bobbie "fanny" Rosenfeld (December 28, 1904, Russia - November 14, 1969, Toronto)

    Bobbie "fanny" Rosenfeld (December 28, 1904, Russia - November 14, 1969, Toronto)
    Who: Bobbie Rosenfeld was a canadian athlete
    What: Rosenfeld had won the gold in 400m as well as, silver in 100m relay.
    Where: she won these two medals in amsterdam
    When: 1928 summer olympics in Amsterdam
    Why: Rosenfeld had wanted to prove that women were capable of sports, as well, she wanted to have an accomplishment in her life. she was a strong female athlete.
  • Percy Wiliams (May 19, 1908, Vancouver - November 29, 1982, Vancouver)

    Percy Wiliams (May 19, 1908, Vancouver - November 29, 1982, Vancouver)
    Who: Williams was a canadian athlete.
    What: He was the winner of the 100m and 200m races.
    Where: the olympics were held in Amsterdam
    When: 1928 Amsterdam Summer Olympics
    Why: he is the current 100m sprint world record holder.
  • Foster Hewitt (November 21, 1902, Toronto - April 21, 1985, Scarborough)

    Foster Hewitt (November 21, 1902, Toronto - April 21, 1985, Scarborough)
    Who: Hewitt was the first canadian "hockey night" sports broadcaster from coast to coast.
    What: He broadcasted through out games in hockey.
    Where: Toronto, Canada
    When: February 19, 1934
    Why: People found his style as well as voice unique, other people who were listening could clearly understand what was happening on the ice, it made it easy for people to follow his vivd action.
    Hewitt, also made the saying "He Shoots, He Scores" which is used alot these days.