On This Day

On This Day in Sport for July 30

Events in Sport

  • 1844 1st US yacht club - NY Yacht Club organized by John Cox Stevens and 8 friends aboard the Gimcrack
  • 1874 1st baseball teams to play outside US, Boston-Philadelphia in British Isles
  • 1884 Nonpareil Dempsey [John Edward Kelly] fights George Fulljames, possibly the 1st middleweight fight with boxing gloves
  • 1905 3rd Tour de France won by Louis Trousselier of France
  • 1908 Around the World Automobile Race ends in Paris
  • 1909 John Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League
  • 1911 9th Tour de France won by Gustave Garrigou of France
  • 1930 1st FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, Uruguay: Uruguay beats Argentina, 4-2 in the inaugural event
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1988 American tennis player Chris Evert (33) weds American alpine skier Andy Mill (34) in Boca Raton, Florida (divorced 2006)
  • 2011 Granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and British equestrian Zara Phillips (30) weds England rugby player Mike Tindall (32) at the Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland

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