Sporting Highlights for 1858

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1858. This year marked the begginings of Australian national game, Australian Rules Football.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1858. OK, it is not much of a timeline with this many events, but not much was going on in world sports at this time.

Date Results
August 7 The first Australian Rules match was between Scotch and Melbourne Grammar schools.

If you have a correction or know of events that should be included here, please let me know. You can also send a comment below.

Related Pages