On This Day

Year 1841 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 3 3rd Grand National: Horatio Powell wins aboard 14/1 Charity; first mare to win the race

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 15 Lord Frederick Stanley, British politician & presenter of hockey's Stanley Cup, born in London, United Kingdom (d. 1908)
  • Aug 13 Johnny Mullagh [Unaarrimin], Australian cricketer, born in Harrow, Victoria, Australia (d. 1891)
  • Sep 3 Tom Emmett, England cricket fast bowler (7 Tests, famous roundarm action), born in Halifax, Yorkshire (d. 1904)
  • Nov 28 E. M. Grace, English cricketer (one Test v Australia 1880, 36 & 0), born in Downend, Bristol, England (d. 1911)