June 1912 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jun 1 Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • Jun 15 26th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mary Browne beats Eleonora Sears 6-4, 6-2
  • Jun 20 NY Giants lead Bost Braves 14-2 into 9th, Giants win 21-12
  • Jun 25 British Open Golf, Muirfield: Ted Ray wins wire-to-wire by 4 shots from defending champion Harry Vardon

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 5 Eric Hollies, English cricketer (England leggie, bowled Bradman), born in Old Hill, Staffordshire, England (d. 1981)
  • Jun 5 Josef Neckermann, German equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1964, 68), born in W├╝rzburg, Germany (d. 1992)
  • Jun 9 Ingolf Dahl, composer (Andante & Arioso), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • Jun 18 Glen Morris, American Olympic track and field champion (Olympic gold, 1936) and actor (Tarzan, Hold That Co-ed), born in Denver, Colorado (d. 1974)
  • Jun 19 Don Gutteridge, American baseball player
  • Jun 24 Brian Johnston, British cricket commentator (BBC radio commentator & cake connoisseur), born in Little Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (d. 1994)
  • Jun 30 Dan Reeves, NFL team owner (Cleveland/LA Rams)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 27 George Bonnor, cricketer (once ran three before he was caught), dies