June 1908 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 2 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan riding Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 13 Tommy Burns KOs Bill Squires in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Tommy Burns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Tommy Burns
  • Jun 19 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Scotsman James Braid wins his 4th Championship by 8 strokes from Tom Ball
  • Jun 27 22nd U.S. Women's National Championship: Maud Barger-Wallach beats Evelyn Sears 6-3, 1-6, 6-3

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 30 Boston's Cy Young's 2nd no-hitter, beats NY Highlanders, 8-0

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 2 Gordon Weir, cricketer (NZ batsman in 11 Tests 1930-37)
  • Jun 20 Billy Werber, American baseball player

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 3 NHL goaltender Georges Vezina (21) weds Marie Adelaide Stella Morin in Chicoutimi, Canada

NHL Goalie Georges Vezina
NHL Goalie
Georges Vezina