On This Day

August 1878 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Aug 21 Edward Pooley completes record 8 stumpings in a cricket match

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 17 Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian batsman, century on debut 1902)
  • Aug 31 Frank Jarvis, American athlete (Olympic 100m Champion-1900), born in California, Pennsylvania (d. 1933)