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Sports History: 1860 to 1862

Notable events in sport from 1860 to 1862. 1860 The Open Golf Championship is inaugurated. The Championship, ¬†played at Prestwick, is won by Willie Park. Francis Erwood wins the first closed court Rackets championship, at Woolwich. The Queen’s Prize shooting … Continue reading

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Sports History: 1855 to 1859

Some of the major events in sport in the late 1850s: 1855 Ice-hockey was probably played for the first time in North America at Kingston,Ontario James Kelly and Jack Smith fought for 6 hours and 15 minutes in Victoria, Australia … Continue reading

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