On This Day

July 1876 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jul 15 Baseball's first official no-hitter: George Bradley of the St Louis Brown Stockings no-hits the Hartford Dark Blues, 2-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 19 John Gunn, English cricket medium pace bowler (6 Tests, 18 wickets, BB 5/76; Nottinghamshire CCC), born in Hucknall, England (d. 1963)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 21 Thomas Hayward, English cricket batsman (first English tours to North America 1859-60, Australia & NZ 1864-5; Cambridge Town Club), dies at 41