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November 1884 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Nov 1 Gaelic Athletic Association is established in a meeting at Hayes' Hotel, Thurles, County Tipperary; Clare teacher Michael Cusack is credited as founder; objective to promote Irish sport & games

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 17 Cops arrest boxer John L. Sullivan in his 2nd round for being "cruel"

Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
John L. Sullivan