Sporting Highlights for 1877
Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1877. The first-ever Wimbledon tennis event was held, and also in Cricket, the very first official Test match was played between Australia and England.
Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1877.
|March 15||The first officially recognized Test match was contested between England and Australia at the MCG. Australia won by 45 runs.|
|July||The first Wimbledon tennis tournament was won by Spencer W Gore.|
|July||Golf The Open Championship won by Jamie Anderson|
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.
- Timeline (all years) in the world of sport
- For future sporting events, see the Calendar of Major Sporting Events
- More about the World of Sport