On This Day

On This Day in Sport for June 2

Events in Sport

  • 1869 Cleveland's Forest City play their 1st game (vs Cincinnati Red Stockings)
  • 1883 1st night baseball under lights, Fort Wayne Indiana
  • 1896 30th Belmont: Henry Griffin aboard Hastings wins in 2:24.5
  • 1901 Benjamin Adams arrested for playing golf on Sunday (NY)
  • 1908 33rd Preakness: Eddie Dugan riding Royal Tourist wins in 1:46.4
  • 1909 43rd Belmont: Eddie Dugan riding Joe Madden wins in 2:21.6
  • 1933 FDR authorizes 1st swimming pool built inside the White House
  • 1934 French Championships Men's Tennis: Gottfried von Cramm of Germany wins 1st of 2 French titles; beats Australian Jack Crawford 6-4, 7-9, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
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Weddings in Sport


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