On This Day

June 1878 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 8 12th Belmont: L Hughes aboard Duke of Magenta wins in 2:43.5

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 12 Myrtle McAteer, American tennis player (US Nat C'ship 1900), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1952)
  • Jun 15 Margaret Abbott, American golfer (1st American woman to win Olympic event, golf 1900), born in Calcutta, India (d. 1955)