On This Day

January 1886 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 18 Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 3 Arthur Mailey, Australian cricket spin bowler (21 Tests, 99 wickets; 10/66 v Gloucestershire 1921), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 1967)
  • Jan 13 Art Ross, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 1964)