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Wisden

John. 1826--84, English cricketer; publisher of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which first appeared in 1864
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1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of cricket statistics, price one shilling (5p), was born.
IT was the year John Wisden published the first edition of his famous almanac, the year Lancashire CCC formed at a Manchester hotel and the year overarm bowling was made legal.
John Wisden, who later lent his name to Wisden's Cricket Almanack, below, played there with the first English touring team.
1826: John Wisden, the man who first published what is now known as'The Cricketer's Bible' was born in Brighton.
Wisden Cricketers' Almanac 2013, Edited by Lawrence Booth In 1864, as he pondered over the options for generating an income during his retirement, John Wisden happened upon the idea of writing and publishing an annual amalgam of cricketing and other sporting facts.
In the intervening years the publication founded by John Wisden -- an English professional bowler known for his "fast and ripping off-cutters" -- has established itself as the "bible of cricket".
It is also the oldest, with a history of more than 150 years after being founded in 1864 by the English cricketer John Wisden.
John Wisden founded Wisden in 1864, and its annual publication has continued uninterrupted to the present day, making it the longest running sports annual in history.
John Wisden was born in 1826 and published his first almanack in 1864.
Bloomsbury has announced that has acquired the publishers of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, John Wisden & Co.
John Wisden was a small but accurate fast bowler in the 19th century who launched a small and accurate book: Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
Mr David Bailey, vice and deputy United States Consul, revealed that the value of exports from Huddersfield consular district to the United States during August was PS49,642 14s 8d 1826: John Wisden, original compiler of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack of cricket statistics, price one shilling (5p), was born in Brighton.