On This Day

June 1886 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jun 5 20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 27 Charles Macartney, Australian cricket all-rounder (35 Tests, 2,131 runs @ 41.78, 7 x 100s, 45 wickets), born in West Maitland, Australia (d. 1958)
  • Jun 28 Joe Cox, South African cricket fast medium bowler (3 Tests; Natal), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (d. 1971)