On This Day

December 1860 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Dec 26 First ever inter-club football match between Hallam F.C. and Sheffield F.C. at Sandygate Road ground in Sheffield, England

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 2 Charles Studd, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests; Middlesex) and missionary (Cambridge Seven), born in Spratton, England (d. 1931)
  • Dec 15 Abner Powell, American baseball player, born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania (d. 1953)