On This Day

What Happened on September 2, 1878

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Surrey bowler Edward Barratt takes 10 for 43 for the Players in Australia's 1st innings in a cricket tour match on his home ground at The Oval; all ten are caught or stumped; Australia wins by 8 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr