January 1879 in Sport

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Events in Sport


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Jan 2 1st Test match hat-trick, Fred Spofforth at the MCG

Cricketer Fred Spofforth
Cricketer
Fred Spofforth
  • Jan 2 Northwestern League (minor baseball league) organized, Rockford, Illinois
  • Jan 23 US National Archery Association forms in Crawfordsville, Indiana

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 12 Ray Harroun, American race car driver (d. 1968)