On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1857

Historical Events

  • Recognised by FIFA as oldest existing club still playing football in the world, Sheffield FC is founded in Yorkshire, England; now based in Dronfield, Derbyshire

Famous Birthdays

  • Ned Williamson, American baseball player (Chicago White Stockings), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1894)
1857 Highlights

About October 24, 1857

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 163 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio