On This Day

September 1876 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 19 Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa
  • Sep 20 Ottawa Football Club forms

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 11 Stan Rowley, Australian athlete (Olympic gold 5,000m team, bronze 60m, 100m, 200m 1900), born in Young, Australia (d. 1924)
  • Sep 26 Charlie Llewellyn, South African cricketer (South African lefty all-rounder 1896-1912), born in Pietermaritzberg, Natal (d. 1964)

Deaths in Sport

  • Sep 3 Nicholas "Felix" Wanostrocht, English amateur cricket batsman (Kent, Surry), dies at 71