On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in September 1870

  • Sep 7 Thomas Curtis, American athlete (Olympic 1896 Gold), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1944)

Person of interestCharlotte Cooper

Sep 22 Charlotte Cooper, British tennis player (1st female Olympic champion 1900; Wimbledon 1895-96, 98, 1901, 08), born in Ealing, England (d. 1966)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper