June 1906 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 7 Chicago Cubs score 11 in 1st inning, beating NY Giants 19-0
  • Jun 15 British Open Golf, Muirfield: Scotsman James Braid successfully defends title by 4 strokes from J.H. Taylor of England; his 3rd Open victory
  • Jun 18 6th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)
  • Jun 23 20th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Homans beats Maud Barger-Wallach (6-4, 6-3)
  • Jun 26 Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)
  • Jun 29 12th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 295 at Onwentsia Club Ill

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 3 Norman Gallichan, cricketer (all-rounder in 1 Test NZ v England 1937)
  • Jun 3 Walter Robins, cricketer (dynamic England leg-spin all-rounder)
  • Jun 8 Nazir Ali, Indian cricketer (bro of Wazir Ali, India's 1st Test 1932), born in Jalandhar, Punjab, India (d. 1975)
  • Jun 16 Alan Fairfax, cricketer (Australian all-rounder late 20's early 30's)
  • Jun 22 Richard Fanshawe, England, equestion 3 day event (Olympic bronze 1936)
  • Jun 30 Ralph Allen, English footballer (d. 1981)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 17 Harry Nelson Pillsbury, American chess player, dies at 33