On This Day

Year 1835 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 21 Thomas Hayward, English cricketer (d. 1876)
  • Aug 14 Tom King, English boxer, rower and bookmaker (English heavyweight champion), born in London, England (d. 1888)
  • Sep 25 Harry Wright, English Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder and manager (established baseball's first fully professional team, Cincinnati Red Stockings 1869), born in Sheffield, England (d. 1895)