On This Day

February 1882 in Sports History

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

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

Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
John L. Sullivan
  • Feb 17 1st Test Cricket match played at Sydney Cricket Ground

Birthdays in Sport

  • Feb 9 Thomas Campbell, South African cricket wicket-keeper (5 Tests 1909-12)