August 1895 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 25th 15th U.S. Men's National Championship: Fred Hovey beats Robert Wrenn (6-3, 6-2, 6-4)
  • 29th The formation of the Northern Rugby Union at the George Hotel, Huddersfield, England.

Birthdays in Sport

  • 2nd Matthew Henderson, cricketer (lefty pace bowler in NZ's 1st Test)
  • 7th Edward Gill, baseball player
  • 8th Law Pendleton, US, wrestler/actor (Laughing Lady)
  • 9th Fred Badcock, cricketer (swing bowler in NZ's 1st Test matches)
  • 9th Nat Pendleton, Davenport IA, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless)
  • 10th Hammy Love, Former Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 14th Jack Gregory, cricketer (Australian all-rounder of post-WWI years)