Sporting Highlights for 1875
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1875. In horse racing, the Kentucky Derby was held for the first time. Another first for this year in sport is the first organized ice hockey game played in Montreal, Canada in March. The winner of the Golf British Open, Willie Park, had won the first Championship in 1860, and this was his forth win.
Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1875. OK, it is not much of a timeline with this many events, but not much was going on in world sports at this time.
|May 17||The Kentucky Derby was held for the first time.|
|Sept 10||Golf The Open Championship was won by Willie Park, Snr|
If you have a correction or know of events that should be included here, please let me know.
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