On This Day

July 19, 1877 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: 27-year-old English rackets player Spencer Gore wins inaugural event; beats William Marshall 6-1, 6-2, 6-4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Arthur Fielder, English cricket fast bowler (6 Tests 1903-08), born in Plaxtol, Tonbridge, Kent (d. 1949)