On This Day

February 1851 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 11 1st cricket 1st-class game in Australia, Tasmania v Victoria, Launceston
  • Feb 26 13th Grand National: Terry Abbott wins aboard Irish stallion Abd-El-Kader at 7/1; first dual winner and first to win back-to-back

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 3 Lord Harris, cricketer (4 Tests for England MCC big-wig)