August 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 9 Mistaking her husband for a burglar, Ty Cobb's mother kills him

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb
  • Aug 24 Chicago Cubs beat Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings
  • Aug 30 Tiger Ty Cobb makes his debut, doubling off Yank Jack Chesbro
  • Aug 31 25th U.S. Men's National Championship: Beals Wright beats Holcombe Ward (6-2, 6-1, 11-9)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aug 28 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (solid England batsman of 30's), born in Bedlinog, Glamorgan, Wales (d. 1992)
  • Aug 29 Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (Olympic gold 1928, 1932, 1936), born in Allahabad, British India (d. 1979)

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 16 Jamie Anderson, Scottish golfer (British Open 1877-79), dies at 63