1866 Chronology

 1866 Chronology 

 May 8
The rules of Victorian Football are revised at a meeting comprising representatives from four major clubs. Colden Harrison, who drafted the revision, and Dick Wardill are two Melbourne delegates.

May 30
Colden Harrison, Dick Wardill, and William Hammersley comprise the Athletic Sports Committee that oversees and writes the rules for the 1866 Football Challenge Cup competition.

Sept. 22
The RCG’s new pavilion hosts an annual meeting of the Richmond Cricket Club for the first time.

The Aboriginal cricketers from Victoria’s Western District train at the RCG during the summer of 1866-1867.