On This Day

December 1869 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 7 Frank Laver, Australian cricket medium pace bowler (15 Tests, 37 wickets, BB 8/31) and baseball player (first Australian national team), born in Castlemaine, Australia (d. 1919)
  • Dec 29 Bill Howell, Australian cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century), born in Penrith, New South Wales (d. 1940)