July 1893 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 1 San Francisco Bay City Club opens 1st US bicycle race track, made of wood
  • Jul 17 Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket
  • Jul 18 Australian Harry Graham scores 107 on cricket debut Australia v England, Lord's
  • Jul 20 10th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-8 6-1 6-4)
  • Jul 20 17th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (3-6 6-1 6-3 6-2)
  • Jul 24 For only time in history of US Tennis championships, an event is held off the Eastern seaboard. Men's double championship in Chicago

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 6 Wilton St Hill, WI cricketer (3 Tests 1928-30)
  • Jul 9 George Geary, cricketer (sturdy pace bowler for England 1924-34)
  • Jul 11 Jack Durston, cricketer (England fast bowler against Australia 1921)
  • Jul 22 Jesse Haines, American baseball player (d. 1978)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 9 William Scotton, cricketer (wicket in 15 Tests for Eng), suicide
  • Jul 20 Tom Kelly, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1977-79, 64 runs), dies