On This Day

January 1875 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 1 Frank Druce, English cricket batsman (5 Tests; Surrey), born in London, England (d. 1954)
  • Jan 7 Gustav Flatow, German gymnast (d. 1945)
  • Jan 15 Tom Burke, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m, 400m 1896), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1929)