On This Day

October 1890 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Oct 28 Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games & 1 tie

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 8 Snuffy Browne [Cyril Rutherford Browne], cricketer (pioneer WI Test player), born in St. Michael, Barbados (d. 1973)
  • Oct 8 Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (three times winner of Tour de France), born in Anderlecht, Belgium (d. 1971)
  • Oct 17 Roy Kilner, English cricketer (d. 1928)