Art Ross Birthday, Date of Birth

Art Ross

Arthur Howey "Art" Ross (January 13, 1885 – August 5, 1964) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player and executive from 1905 until 1954. Regarded as one of the best defenders of his era by his peers, he was one of the first to skate with the puck up the ice rather than pass it to a forward. He was on Stanley Cup championship teams twice in a playing career that lasted thirteen seasons; in January 1907 with the Kenora Thistles and 1908 with the Montreal Wanderers. Like other players of the time, Ross played for several different teams and leagues, and is most notable for his time with the Wanderers while they were members of the National Hockey Association (NHA) and its successor, the National Hockey League (NHL). In 1911 he led one of the first organized player strikes over increased pay. When the Wanderers' home arena burned down in January 1918, the team ceased operations and Ross retired as a player.

After several years as an on-ice official, he was named head coach of the Hamilton Tigers for one season. When the Boston Bruins were formed in 1924, Ross was hired as the first coach and general manager of the team. He would go on to coach the team on three separate occasions until 1945 and stayed as general manager until his retirement in 1954. Ross helped the Bruins finish first place in the league ten times and to win the Stanley Cup three times; Ross personally coached the team to two of those victories. After being hired by the Bruins, Ross, along with his wife and two sons, moved to a suburb of Boston, and became an American citizen in 1938. He died near Boston in 1964.

Outside of his association with the Bruins, Ross also helped to improve the game. He created a style of hockey puck still used today, and advocated an improved style of goal nets, a change that lasted forty years. In 1947 Ross donated the Art Ross Trophy, awarded to the leading scorer of the NHL regular season. Ross was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1949.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, January 13, 1886
Place of Birth
Walden
Age
135
Star Sign

The January 13, 1886 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 12 day of the year. President of the United States was Grover Cleveland.

If you were born on this day, you are 135 years old. Your last birthday was on the Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 12 days ago. Your next birthday is on Thursday, January 13, 2022, in 352 days. You have lived for 49,320 days, or about 1,183,681 hours, or about 71,020,905 minutes, or about seconds.

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13th of January 1886 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on January 13, 1886

ARMY AND NAVY NEWS.

Date: 13 January 1886

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CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS; NEW-YORK. BROOKLYN.

Date: 13 January 1886

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CITY AND SUBURBAN NEWS; NEW-YORK. BROOKLYN. WESTCHESTER COUNTY. NEW-JERSEY.

Date: 14 January 1886

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