On This Day

November 1883 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 6 NYAC organizes 1st American cross-country championship race
  • Nov 17 British Open Men's Golf, Musselburgh Links: Willie Fernie beats defending champion Bob Ferguson 1-up in 36-hole playoff

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nov 5 Ernie Parker, Australian tennis player (Australasian C'ship 1913), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 1918)
  • Nov 17 Harold Baumgartner, cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1913)