On This Day

On This Day in Sport for June 29

Events in Sport

  • 1895 US National Championship Women's Tennis: Juliette Atkinson beats defending champion Helen Hellwig 6-4, 6-2, 6-1
  • 1897 Chicago Colts establish MLB record for most runs scored in a game by one team as they maul Louisville Colonels, 36 - 7 at the West Side Grounds, Chicago
  • 1901 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia CC: Elisabeth Moore beats defending champion Myrtle McAteer 6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 for her second of 4 US singles titles
  • 1903 US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Willie Anderson of Scotland first to win the Open twice; beats countryman David Brown by 2 strokes in an 18-hole playoff
  • 1906 US Open Men's Golf, Onwentsia GC: Scotsman Alex Smith wins first of his 2 Open titles, 7 strokes ahead of runner-up and younger brother Willie Smith
  • 1910 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-British final, Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby 6-2, 6-2 for her 4th of 7 Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1933 Italian boxer Primo Carnera KOs American defending champion Jack Sharkey in round 6 at Madison Square Garden, NYC to become third European to win the lineal world heavyweight title
  • 1934 British Open Men's Golf, Royal St. George's GC: Henry Cotton of England wins wire-to-wire by 5 shots from South African Sid Brews
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Weddings in Sport

  • 2015 Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones (33) weds model Dani Lawrence (28) at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire

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