On This Day

July 18, 1896 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • George Giffen is 1st to complete 1000/100 double, in 30th Test Cricket
  • Indian born K S Ranjitsinhji completes an unbeaten 154 on Test cricket debut for England in 2nd Test against Australia at Old Trafford
  • US Open Men's Golf, Shinnecock Hills: American-based Scot James Foulis wins by 3 strokes ahead of Englishman Horace Rawlins