On This Day

September 1866 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Sep 13 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Willie Park Sr. wins his 3rd title; beats his brother Davie Park by 2 strokes
  • Sep 25 (Leonard W) Jerome Park opens in Bronx for horse racing

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 1 James "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, heavyweight champion boxer (1892-97)