On This Day

February 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Feb 2 Longest boxing match under modern rules; 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe & Frank Crosby
  • Feb 22 Manitoba Rugby Football Union forms

Deaths in Sport

  • Feb 19 Monty Bowden, English cricket wicketkeeper and captain (2 Tests; youngest England captain at 23 years, 144 days), dies of epilepsy at 26