On This Day

October 8, 1890 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Philippe Thys, Belgian cyclist (three times winner of Tour de France), born in Anderlecht, Belgium (d. 1971)
  • Snuffy Browne [Cyril Rutherford Browne], West Indian cricketer (pioneer WI Test player), born in St. Michael, Barbados (d. 1973)
1890 in Sport