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Sporting Highlights for 1888

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1888.

The English Football league was founded in 1888.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1888.

Date Results
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Ernest Renshaw and Lottie Dod
July Golf The Open Championship won by Jack Burns
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Henry Slocum Jr. and Bertha Townsend

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.

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