On This Day

Year 1861 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 13 23rd Grand National: Joseph Kendall wins aboard Jealousy at 5/1
  • Sep 22 Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate) in New Mexico fires on and kills Navajo Indians after horse race dispute
  • Sep 26 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Tom Morris Sr. beats Willie Park Sr. by 4 strokes