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August 1855 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 3 Joe Hunter, English cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests, 11 dismissals; Yorkshire CCC), born in Scarborough, Yorkshire, England (d. 1891)
  • Aug 11 John Hodges, Australian cricket fast bowler (2 Tests [first 2 played], 6 wickets; Victoria), born in London, England (d. 1933)