On This Day

June 21, 1907 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Liverpool GC: Frenchman Arnaud Massy wins by 2 strokes from J.H. Taylor; first non-Briton to win Open Championship
  • US Open Men's Golf, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Alec Ross of Scotland posts 4 sub-80 rounds to win his only major title, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Gilbert Nicholls

Birthdays in Sport

  • William Shea, American lawyer (instrumental in NY Mets establishment; Shea Stadium), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)

Deaths in Sport

  • Lena Rice, Irish tennis player (Wimbledon 1890), dies of tuberculosis at 41
1907 in Sport