On This Day

Events in Sport in July 1906

  • Jul 2 Yanks win by forfeit for the 1st time
  • Jul 4 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats Frank Riseley 6-4, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 for his 5th straight Wimbledon singles title
  • Jul 5 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats May Sutton 6-3, 9-7 for her 3rd of 7 Wimbledon singles titles
  • Jul 20 Brooklyn Dodger Mal Eason no-hits St Louis Cards, 2-0
  • Jul 28 Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4
  • Jul 29 4th Tour de France won by René Pottier of France