October 1895 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • Oct 4 US Open Golf, Newport GC: Englishman Horace Rawlins wins inaugural event; beats Willie Dunn of Scotland by 2 strokes
  • Oct 5 First UK individual cycling time trial is held on a 50-mile course north of London; Frederick Thomas Bidlake organiser

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 10 Johnny Taylor, Australian cricketer (stalwart Aussie batsman of post-WW I days), born in Stanmore, New South Wales (d. 1971)
  • Oct 13 Mike Gazella, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in Olyphant, Pennsylvania (d. 1978)
  • Oct 31 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), born in Nagpur, Maharashtra (d. 1967)