On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1861 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club
  • 1867 8th British Golf Open: Tom Morris, Sr. shoots a 170 at Prestwick Golf Club
  • 1906 Pitts Lefty Leifield no-hits Phillies, 8-0 in 6 inning game
  • 1908 Ed Ruelbach shuts-out Dodgers in a doubleheader
  • 1925 8th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen wins at Olympia Fields, Illinois
  • 1947 Happy Chandler announces Ford & Gillette to sponsor World Series
More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 1999 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York