On This Day

December 1856 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 7 Wilfred Flowers, English cricket all-rounder (8 Tests), born in Calverton, Nottinghamshire (d. 1926)
  • Dec 25 James "Pud" Galvin, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (no-hitters 1880, 84; Buffalo Bisons), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1902)