On This Day

June 1914 in Sport

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 9 Honus Wagner is 2nd to get 3,000 hits

MLB Shortshop Honus Wagner
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Honus Wagner
  • Jun 13 28th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mary Browne beats Marie Wagner (6-2, 1-6, 6-1)
  • Jun 13 US Women's National Tennis Championship, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Mary Browne wins her 3rd consecutive US title beating fellow American Marie Wagner 6–2, 1–6, 6–1
  • Jun 19 British Open Golf, Prestwick GC: Harry Vardon of Jersey wins a record 6th Open Championship, 3 strokes ahead of defending champion J.H. Taylor
  • Jun 20 46th Belmont: Merritt Buxton aboard Luke McLuke wins in 2:20
  • Jun 27 Jack Johnson beats Frank Moran in 20 for heavyweight boxing title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jun 8 Joseph de Pietro, American 56kg weightlifter (Olympic gold 1948), born in Paterson, New Jersey (d. 1999)
  • Jun 16 Stewart Cathie "Billy" Griffith, cricketer (140 for England, 1948)
  • Jun 18 Billy Wade, cricket wicket-keeper (South African in 11 Tests 1938-50)
  • Jun 28 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1980)

Weddings in Sport

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 24 MLB greatest pitcher Walter Johnson (26) weds Hazel Lee Roberts in Northwest, Washington, D.C.

MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Deaths in Sport

  • Jun 15 A G Steel, cricketer (13 Tests, 29 wkts, Eng capt 1886), dies