On This Day

Events in Sport in September 1879

  • Sep 15 Pim Mulier forms "Haarlem Football Club"
  • Sep 19 Thomas Ray becomes youngest to break a world track & field record pole-vaulting 11' 2½" at age 17 years & 198 days
  • Sep 27 British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Scotsman Jamie Anderson wins by 3 shots from countrymen Jamie Allen & Andrew Kirkaldy; 3rd consecutive title