On This Day

June 1882 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jun 8 16th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Forester wins in 2:43
  • Jun 24 National League expels umpire Richard Higham from baseball for dishonesty after his links with gambling on games are confirmed

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 9 Robert Kerr, Canadian sprinter (1909 Olympics), born in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland (d. 1963)
  • Jun 24 Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)