On This Day

July 7, 1934 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Mary Hirsch, daughter of 3-time Kentucky Derby winning trainer Max Hirsch, becomes first woman to be licensed to train thoroughbred horses in the United States
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Round Little of England beats American Helen Jacobs 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 for her first Wimbledon singles title

Deaths in Sport

  • Doodles Tapscott, cricketer (South African batsman 1922-23), dies