Sporting Highlights for 1862

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1862. This was the year that the first soccer club was formed anywhere outside of England - the Oneida Football Club, Boston USA.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1862. 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
Oct Golf British Open won by Tom Morris, Snr

Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.

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.


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