July 1912 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 3 NY Giant pitcher Rube Marquard ties record of 19 game win-streak
  • Jul 4 Jack Johnson TKOs Jim Flynn in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 8 29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats Charlotte Cooper (6-3 6-1)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • Jul 8 36th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4)
  • Jul 14 Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8)
  • Jul 18 Chicago Cubs get 21 hits but lose to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings
  • Jul 20 Phillies Sherry Magee steals home twice in 1 game
  • Jul 22 5th Olympic games in Stockholm, Sweden closes
  • Jul 28 10th Tour de France won by Odile Defraye of Belgium
  • Jul 31 RBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Roy McKelvie, soldier/sports writer
  • Jul 16 Milt Bocek, American baseball player (d. 2007)
  • Jul 18 Max RousiĆ©, French rugby footballer (d. 1950)
  • Jul 31 Bill Brown, Australian cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's & 40's), born in Toowoomba, Australia (d. 2008)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 2 Tom Richardson, English cricketer (88 wickets in 14 Tests for England), dies (b. 1870)
  • Jul 15 Francisco Lazaro, Portuguese marathon runner (Olympics), dies at 21