On This Day

August 21, 1914 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Midlothian CC: 21-year old Walter Hagen holds off amateur Chick Evans by 1 stroke to win the first of his 2 Open titles; first of 11 major championships

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Walter Hagen

Birthdays in Sport

  • Doug Wright, English cricketer (England's leg-spinning genius of 30's & 40's), born in Sidcup, Kent (d. 1998)