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  • Jan 1 8th Australasian Championships: James Cecil Parke beats Alfred Beamish (3-6, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 7-5)

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Jan 26 Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for playing as a professional

Versatile Athlete Jim Thorpe
Versatile Athlete
Jim Thorpe
  • Mar 4 NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)
  • Mar 10 Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Sydney (NS) Millionaires in 2 games
  • Mar 24 Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England
  • Apr 4 75th Grand National: Percy Woodland aboard Covertcoat wins
  • Apr 9 Brooklyn Dodger's Ebbets Field opens, Phillies win 1-0

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Apr 10 President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

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Apr 10 Walter Johnson begins string of 56 consecutive scoreless innings

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson
  • Apr 19 17th Boston Marathon won by Fritz Carlson of Minn in 2:25:14.8
  • May 10 39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8
  • May 12 Harry Green runs world record marathon (2:38:16.2)
  • May 14 Wash Senator Walter Johnson ends record scorless streak at 56 innings
  • May 20 38th Preakness: James Butwell aboard Buskin wins in 1:53.4
  • May 30 Indianapolis 500: Jules Goux wins in 6:35:05.108 (126.686 km/h)
  • Jun 13 45th Belmont: Roscoe Troxler aboard Prince Eugene wins in 2:18
  • Jun 14 27th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mary Browne beats Dorothy Green (6-2, 7-5)
  • Jun 24 53rd British Golf Open: J H Taylor shoots a 304 at Hoylake Hoylake
  • Jun 30 NY Giants score 10 in 10th to beat Phillies 11-1
  • Jul 4 37th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats Maurice E. McLoughlin (8-6 6-3 10-8)
  • Jul 4 30th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats W McNair (6-0 6-4)
  • Jul 25 Pirates Max Carey goes hitless, but scores 5 runs against Phillies
  • Jul 27 11th Tour de France won by Philippe Thys of Belgium
  • Jul 28 12th Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
  • Aug 26 33rd U.S. Men's National Championship: Maurice McLoughlin beats R. Norris Williams (6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1)
  • Aug 30 Phillies lead Giants 8-6 in top of 9th, fans in bleachers try to distract Giants, Umpire forefeits game to Giants, later overruled
  • Aug 31 Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Sep 5 Phillies & Braves tie record of only 1 run in a double header, Phillies win 1st game 1-0, then a scoreless tie into 10th
  • Sep 6 19th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jerry Travers
  • Sep 14 Cubs Larry Cheney hurls record 14-hit shutout against Giants (7-0)
  • Sep 20 19th US Golf Open: Francis Ouimet shoots a 304 at The Country Club MA
  • Sep 29 Wash Senator Walter Johnson wins his 36th game
  • Oct 2 Phillies beat NY Giants 2 games out of 3
  • Oct 11 Philadelphia A's beat NY Giants, 4 games to 1 in 10th World Series
  • Oct 12 John McGraw, after drinking, blames Wilbert Robinson's coaching mistakes for World Series lose, Robinson blames McGraw & is fired
  • Oct 24 Joe Tinker fired as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • Oct 25 5th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 76-0 in Annapolis
  • Nov 15 9th Australasian Championships: Ernie Parker beats Harry Parker (2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Nov 28 Heavyweight Jack Johnson KOs Andre Spaul in Paris
  • Nov 29 5th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Toronto Parkdale, 44-2
  • Dec 6 White Sox beat Giants 9-4 in exhibition game in Tokyo
  • Dec 9 Heavyweight Jack Johnson-Jim Johnson fight to no decision in Paris
  • Dec 9 John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League
  • Dec 19 Jack Johnson fights Jim Johnson to a draw in 10 rounds for heavyweight boxing title