On This Day

September 3, 1921 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, NYC, NY: Americans Watson Washburn & William Norris beat Japanese pair Ichiya Kumagae & Zenzo Shimizuto 6-2, 7-5, 4-6, 7-5 for 3-0 lead; ends 5-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • John Aston Sr., English soccer striker (17 caps; Manchester United 253 games), born in Prestwich, England (d. 2003)