On This Day

Year 1751 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Apr 29 The New York Gazette and Post Boy carries first public report of a cricket match played in America; New York XI v London XI on the site of what is today the Fulton Fish Market in Manhattan, NYC
  • Jul 29 1st international world title prize fight: Jack Stack of England, beats challenger M. Petit of France in 29 mins in England