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Year 1826 in Sports History

Sports Stars Born in 1826

  • May 22 George Parr, English cricket batsman (captain first England touring team [North America 1859], second tour [Australia & NZ 1864]), born in Radcliffe on Trent, England (d. 1891)
  • Sep 5 John Wisden, English cricket all-rounder (launched Wisden Cricketers' Almanack 1864; Sussex CCC, Kent CCC, Middlesex CCC), born in Brighton, England (d. 1884)