On This Day

October 1862 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 14 Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 3 Johnny Briggs, English cricket all-rounder (33 Tests; 118 wickets @ 17.75), born in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire (d. 1902)

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 18 James Creighton, amateur American baseball player, dies of ruptured bladder from hitting home run on Oct 14th