On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1850 12th Grand National: Chris Green aboard Abd-El-Kader wins
  • 1856 18th Grand National: George Stevens aboard Freetrader wins
  • 1874 Baseball 1st played in England at Lord's Cricket Ground
  • 1925 Test Cricket debut of Clarrie Grimmett, who took 5-45 & 6-37 v England
  • 1927 For 2nd Sunday in a row golfers in SC arrested for violating Sabbath
  • 1936 Willy den Ouden swims world record 100 m free style (1:04.6)
More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 2004 Singer-actress Solange Knowles (18) weds Texas Southern University football player Daniel Smith at Old Bahama Bay Resort in Grand Bahama Island