On This Day

January 1887 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 4 Thomas Stevens is 1st man to bicycle around the world (San Francisco to San Francisco)

Birthdays in Sport

Georges Vezina

Jan 21 Georges Vezina, Canadian ice hockey goalie (Vezina Trophy), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec (d. 1926)

  • Jan 26 François Faber, Luxembourgian cyclist (Tour de France 1909), born in Aulnay-sur-lton, France (d. 1915)