On This Day

December 1859 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 12 Edward R. Bradley, American businessman and horse owner (1st to own 4 Kentucky Derby winners), born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (d. 1946)
  • Dec 29 Jack Simpson, Scottish golfer (British Open 1884), born in Earlsferry, Fife (d. 1895)