On This Day in Sport

  • June

Events in Sport

  • 1898 US Open Men's Golf, Myopia Hunt Club: Scotsman Fred Herd easily wins by 7 strokes from countryman Alex Smith; first 72-hole US Open
  • 1898 12th U.S. Women's National Championship: Juliette Atkinson beats Marion Jones (6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5)
  • 1906 6th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)
  • 1915 US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: 4-time US Amateur champion Jerome Travers captures his only Open title, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Tom McNamara
  • 1916 Yanks score in every inning but 8th to beat Indians 19-3 in baseball
  • 1936 1st bicycle traffic court in America established, Racine, Wisconsin
  • 1938 Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach for the rest of the season
  • 1941 Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn in 13 for heavyweight boxing title
More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 1955 Former World No. 1 tennis player Lew Hoad (20) weds tennis player Jenny Staley (21) at St Mary's Church in Wimbledon, England
  • 2005 "Queens Park Rangers" football striker Djibril Cisse (23) weds Jude Littler at Bodelwyddan Castle in Denbighshire, North Wales