On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1884 4th U.S. Men's National Championship: Richard Sears beats Howard Taylor (6-0, 1-6, 6-0, 6-2)
  • 1890 10th U.S. Men's National Championship: Oliver Campbell beats Henry Slocum (6-2, 4-6, 6-3, 6-1)
  • 1894 14th U.S. Men's National Championship: Robert Wrenn beats Manliff Goodbody (6-8, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1897 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher)
  • 1901 21st U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Beals Wright (6-2, 6-8, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1902 22nd U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Reginald Doherty (4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 8-6)
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1965 Gerald Bond, cricketer (South Africa 1938-39), dies
  • 1981 Valery Kharlamov, Soviet ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • 2004 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (b. 1946)
  • 2005 Se├ín Purcell, Gaelic footballer (b. 1929)
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