On This Day

What Happened on March 15, 1877

Historical Events

  • Australian batsman Charles Bannerman completes first Test century in cricket history in 1st Test v England in Melbourne; retires hurt on 165 the following day
  • Cricket's inaugural Test match commences as Australia plays England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground; Australia wins by 45 runs in 4 days

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Whitman, American tennis player (US Nat C'ships 1898-1900), born in New York, NY (d. 1932)
1877 Highlights

About March 15, 1877

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 144 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces