February 1882 in Sports History

Events in Sport

Boxing Title Fight

Feb 7 Last bare knuckle champion John L. Sullivan KOs Paddy Ryan in Miss

  • Feb 17 Australian cricket opening bowlers Joey Palmer (7/68) and Edwin Evans (3/64) dismiss England for 133 in 2nd Test; first Test match played at Sydney Cricket Ground

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 9 Tom Campbell, South African cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests, 8 dismissals), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1924)