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Events in Sport

  • Jun 9 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Harry Vardon of Jersey wins 2nd title by 1 stroke from dual champion Willie Park Jr
  • Jun 11 23rd Preakness: Willie Simms riding Sly Fox wins in 1:49.75
  • Jun 18 4th US Golf Open: Fred Herd shoots a 328 at Myopia Hunt Club, Massachusetts
  • Jun 18 12th U.S. Women's National Championship: Juliette Atkinson beats Marion Jones (6-3, 5-7, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 28 15th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • Jun 28 22nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: R.F. Doherty beats younger brother Laurence Doherty 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 1 Curtis Stevens, American 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1932)
  • Jun 9 Luigi Fagioli, Italian race car driver (d. 1952)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 18 George Ulyett, cricketer (949 runs 50 wkts for England 25 Tests), dies