July 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 3 Marvin Hart KOs Jack Hart in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jul 4 Philadelphia A's beat Boston Red Sox 4-2 in 20 inning game
  • Jul 8 22nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Bundy beats Dorothea Chambers (6-3 6-4)
  • Jul 8 29th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
  • Jul 24 5th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)
  • Jul 30 3rd Tour de France won by Louis Trousselier of France

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 2 RenĂ© Lacoste [the Crocodile], French tennis player (7 grand slam titles) and businessman, born in Paris, France (d. 1996)
  • Jul 5 Jock "Herbie" Cameron [Horace Brakenridge Cameron], South African cricket keeper (captain), born in Port Elizabeth, Cape Province (d. 1935)

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Jul 9 Clarence Campbell, Canadian 3rd president of the NHL (1946-77), born in Fleming, Saskatchewan (d. 1984)

3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell
3rd President of the NHL
Clarence Campbell
  • Jul 22 Doc Cramer, American baseball player (d. 1990)