On This Day

January 1892 in Sports History

Events in Sport


Book releaseHistoric Publication

Jan 15 Basketball rules first published in Triangle Magazine, written by James Naismith

Basketball Inventor James Naismith
Basketball Inventor
James Naismith

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 13 Paul Smart, American yachtsman (Olympic gold 1948)
  • Jan 29 Clifford Gray, American bobsled (Olympic gold 1928)