August 1894 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Aug 27 US National Championship Men's Tennis, Newport R.I.: Defending champion Robert Wrenn beats Irishman Manliff Goodbody 6-8, 6-1, 6-4, 6-4
  • Aug 31 Phillies Billy Hamilton steals 7 bases

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 1 Ottavio Bottecchia, Italian cyclist (the first Italian winner of the Tour de France), born in San Martino di Colle Umberto, Italy (d. 1927)
  • Aug 3 Harry Heilmann, American baseball hall of famer outfielder (Detroit), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1951)
  • Aug 26 Sparky Adams, Baseball player (d. 1989)