On This Day

July 1891 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley wins first of 3 Wimbledon singles championships; beats Joshua Pim 6-4, 1-6, 7-5, 6-0
  • Jul 9 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-2, 6-1 in a repeat matchup and result of the 2 previous finals

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 28 Ron Oxenham, cricketer (Australian all-rounder 1928-32)