On This Day

June 1900 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Jun 7 British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Englishman J.H. Taylor wins title for 3rd time; beats runner-up Harry Vardon by 8 strokes
  • Jun 21 Dodgers score 7 in top of 11th to go ahead of Phillies, 20-13, In bottom of 11th Phillies stalls so umpire forfeits game to Dodgers
  • Jun 23 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Myrtle McAteer beats Edith Parker 6-2, 6-2, 6-0 for her lone major singles title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 22 Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), born in Grand Rapids, Michigan (d. 1990)
  • Jun 30 Beatrix Loughran, American figure skater (Olympic gold 1924, 1928, 1932), born in Mount Vernon, New York (d. 1975)