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date: 15 Mar
Melbourne.  March 15th 1877   The first ever international cricket match took place, surprisingly, between the USA and Canada on 24th and 25th September 1844 but this has never been classified as a Test match. In 1868 the Australian Aborigines...
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date: 16 Mar
16th March 1872 - 1st Football Association Challenge Cup Final at the Kennington Oval - Wanderers 1, Royal Engineers 0.   At a meeting in the offices of the Sportsman in London on 20th July 1871 a proposal by Charles Alcock, the honorary secretary,...
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  • Football
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  • Victorians
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