On This Day

December 1875 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dec 25 Walter Lees, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 26 wickets), born in Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England (d. 1924)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dec 25 Young Tom Morris, Scottish golfer (British Open 1868-70, 72), dies of pulmonary haemorrhage at 24