On This Day

August 21, 1914 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

US 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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Birthdays in Sport

  • Doug Wright, English cricket spin bowler (34 Tests, 108 wickets; Kent), born in Sidcup, England (d. 1998)