On This Day

January 1883 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 4 Ontario Rugby Football Union (forerunner of CFL) forms
  • Jan 6 Ontario Rugby Football Union forms
  • Jan 16 Quebec Rugby Football Union forms
  • Jan 20 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Jan 22 England completes 1st innings victory in Tests vs. Australia at Melbourne Cricket Grounds