On This Day

Year 1854 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 16th Grand National: John Tasker wins aboard race favourite Bourton at 4/1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 8 Tom Horan, Australian cricketer (Ireland Pioneering Aust all-rounder), born in Midleton, Ireland (d. 1916)
  • Mar 21 Alick A C Bannerman, cricketer (bro of Charles, Australia 1878-1893)
  • Apr 11 Hugh Massie, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of the 1880's), born in Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia (d. 1938)
  • May 11 John Blackham, cricketer (Australia's 1st wicketkeeper)
  • Aug 26 Arnold Fothergill, England cricketer (d. 1932)
  • Oct 18 Bill Murdoch, cricketer (great pioneer of Australian Test cricket)