On This Day

October 1881 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 14 British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: Bob Ferguson retains title with 3 stroke win over Jamie Anderson in shocking weather conditions

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 28 Bruno Söderström, Swedish athlete (Olympic silver pole vault & bronze javelin 1906; bronze pole vault 1908; popularized bowling in Sweden), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1969)
  • Oct 28 Vin Coutie, Australian rules footballer, born in Melbourne, Australia (d. 1951)