On This Day

Year 1858 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 6 20th Grand National: William Archer wins aboard outsider Little Charley at 100/6
  • Apr 12 1st US billiards championship, Michael J Phelan wins in Detroit
  • Jun 21 Louisiana chess prodigy Paul Morphy arrives in Europe
  • Jul 20 Fee 1st charged to see a baseball game (50 cents) (NY beats Bkln 22-18)