On This Day

September 1886 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 11 6th America's Cup: Mayflower (NY Yacht Club) beats Galatea (Royal Northern & Clyde Yacht Club, Scotland) for 2-0 series victory

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sep 25 May Sutton, American tennis player (first American woman to win Wimbledon singles title 1905), born in Plymouth, England (d. 1975)