Events in Sport in August 1904

  • Aug 17 Boston's Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Aug 25 James J. Jeffries TKOs Jack Munroe in 2 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries

/flags/united states1st US Olympic Games

Aug 29 3rd modern Olympic Games opens in St Louis, the 1st held in the U.S.
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  • Aug 30 Thomas Hicks wins 3rd Olympics marathon (3:28:53.0) (40 km)
  • Aug 31 24th U.S. Men's National Championship: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier (10-8, 6-4, 9-7)