On This Day

September 1865 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 14 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotsman Andrew Strath wins his first title; beats 2-time champion Willie Park Sr. by 2 strokes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 30 Bonnor Middleton, South African cricket fast bowler (6 Tests, 24 wickets; Western Province), born in Chester-le-Street, Co Durham, England (d. 1913)