Day: June 2, 2019

rowing

A History of the Cambridge v Oxford Boat Race – Part 2

The first boat race between the two universities took place in 1829, which Oxford won. That first contest set a precedent in the sheer amount of interest in the country. One estimate had the number of visitors at 20,000, which was four times the resident population of Henley (where the event took place). Oxford may […]