On This Day

June 23, 1894 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne, Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin

Birthdays in Sport

  • George Weiss, American Baseball Hall of Fame executive (NY Yankees GM 1947-60; NY Mets President 1961-66), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1972)