On This Day

Events in Sport in June 1890

  • Jun 10 24th Belmont: Pike Barnes riding Burlington wins in 2:07.75
  • Jun 13 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Philadelphia Cricket Club: Ellen Roosevelt beats defending champion Bertha Townsend 6-2, 6-2
  • Jun 27 George Dixon becomes 1st black boxing champ (Bantam weight)