On This Day

June 1887 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jun 9 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5
  • Jun 15 NY Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 29-1
  • Jun 28 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 4 Tom Longboat, Canadian athlete (Boston Marathon 1907 record time 2:24:24), born in Six Nations Reserve Brantford, Ontario (d. 1949)