On This Day

January 1898 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jan 14 Australian cricketer Joe Darling hits the 1st six in Tests (out of the ground)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jan 15 Dutch Meyer, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (National C'ship 1935, 38; TCU), born in Ellinger, Texas (d. 1982)
  • Jan 24 Cliff Heathcote, American baseball player (d. 1939)