On This Day

July 1874 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jul 29 Major Walter Copton Wingfield patents a portable tennis court
  • Jul 30 1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Philadelphia in British Isles

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 10 Austin Diamond, Australian cricketer (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust), born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England (d. 1966)