On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1882

Historical Events

  • Australia beat England by 7 runs - "Death of English cricket"

Sports History

Australian cricket fast bowler Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 (7-46 & 7-44) in one-off Test v England in London

1882 Highlights

About August 29, 1882

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 139 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo