On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1887 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
  • 1892 Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories
  • 1898 15th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)
  • 1898 22nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Reginald Doherty beats L Doherty (6-3 6-3 2-6 5-7 6-1)
  • 1907 Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey
  • 1919 Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees
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Birthdays in Sport

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Deaths in Sport

  • 1909 Israel Durham, Phillies president dies
  • 1915 Victor Trumper, cricketer (48 Tests for Australia, 3163 runs), dies
  • 1958 George Gunn, cricketer (15 Tests for England), dies at 50
  • 1962 Mickey Cochrane, baseball hall of fame catcher, dies at 59
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2008 Golfing legend Greg Norman (53) weds former tennis star Chris Evert (53) in Paradise Island, Bahamas