On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in 1849

  • Jan 9 John Hartley, English tennis player (Wimbledon 1879-80), born in Tong, Shropshire (d. 1935)
  • Mar 26 Edwin Evans, Australian cricket spin bowler (6 Tests; 7 wickets), born in Emu Plains, Australia (d. 1921)
  • Jul 1 John Selby, England Test cricket batsman (6 Tests), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1894)