On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1905 US Open Men's Golf, Myopia Hunt GC: Willie Anderson wins his 3rd consecutive Open title, and his record 4th overall, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Alex Smith
  • 1910 Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms
  • 1911 Cy Young beats Pitts 1-0 for his final career victory, number 511
  • 1912 Eddie Collins repeats record of stealing 6 bases in a game (9/7/12)
  • 1915 Red Sox ask Braves for use of their larger park for World Series
  • 1920 Chicago grand jury convenes to investigate charges that 8 White Sox players conspired to fix the 1919 World Series
  • 1927 Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey for the 2nd time in 10 for heavyweight boxing title; dubbed the "Long count" fight
  • 1935 Boston Braves lose NL record 110th game of year en route to 115
More Events in Sport

Weddings in Sport

  • 2004 Race car driver Al Unser Jr (42) weds Gina Soto
  • 2008 TV personality and glamour model Kendra Wilkinson (24) weds Philadelphia Eagles NFL player Hank Baskett (26) at Playboy mansion in Los Angeles, California