On This Day

Year 1733 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • May 6 First international boxing match: Local fighter Bob Whittaker beats “The Venetian Gondolier”, Tito di Carni at James Figg's academy amphitheatre in Marylebone, London

Sports Stars Born in 1733

  • Jan 17 Thomas Linley the elder, English composer and tenor, born in Badminton, Gloucestershire (d. 1795)