June 1905 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 9 British Open Golf, St Andrews: Scotsman James Braid wins his 2nd Open title 5 strokes ahead of runners-up Rowland Jones and J.H. Taylor
  • Jun 13 NY Giant Christy Mathewson 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
  • Jun 24 19th U.S. Women's National Championship: Elisabeth Moore beats Helen Homans (6-4, 5-7, 6-1)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 9 Harry "Bull" Alexander, Australian cricketer (Aus quick 1 Test Bodyline series), born in Ascot Vale (d. 1993)
  • Jun 12 Ray Barbuti, American athlete (Olympic gold 400m, 400m relay 1928), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1988)
  • Jun 12 James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1974)
  • Jun 13 K. S. Duleepsinhji, English-Indian cricketer (12 Tests for England, 995 runs), born in Nawanagar State, Kathiawar, British India (d. 1959)
  • Jun 21 Jacques Goddet, French sports journalist and publisher (Tour de France), born in Paris (d. 2000)
  • Jun 25 Ian Cromb, New Zealand cricketer (NZ pace bowler in the early 1930's), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 1984)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 27 Harold Mahony, Scottish tennis player (Wimbledon 1896), dies in a bicycling accident at 38