On This Day

November 1869 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 6 1st US college football game, players used their hands or feet, Rutgers 6 Princeton 4
  • Nov 17 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race, racing 13K Paris to Rouen

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 20 Clark Griffith, American MLB baseball player and manager (NY Yankees), born in Clear Creek, Missouri (d. 1955)