On This Day

Year 1827 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jul 23 1st US swimming school opens (Boston, Massachusetts)

Sports Stars Born in 1827

  • Nov 16 James Southerton, English cricket spin bowler (2 Tests; played in first Test match; oldest player to make Test debut at 49; Sussex CCC, Hampshire CCC), born in Petworth, England (d. 1880)