1865 in sports

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1865 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

Years in sports: 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
Years: 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868

Association footballEdit

Events

  • Nottingham Forest, then called Forest FC, is founded in December by its parent hockey club. It is the third oldest club in the Football League after Notts County and Stoke City. Forest and Notts County play each other twice in the 1865–66 season so the Nottingham derby is the oldest fixture among teams playing in major association football leagues worldwide.

BaseballEdit

National championship

Events

  • The champion Atlantic club of Brooklyn, New York wins all 18 matches, a two-season run with one tie.
  • In double contrast to the first war year 1861, National Association membership remains low but baseball-season travel and competition increase.

BoxingEdit

Events

CricketEdit

Events

England

GolfEdit

Major tournaments

Horse racingEdit

England

Australia

Canada

RowingEdit

The Boat Race

Rugby footballEdit

Events

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – English champions. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.
  2. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Joe Coburn. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.
  3. ^ Cyber Boxing Zone – Jimmy Elliott. Retrieved on 8 November 2009.