On This Day

Events in Sport in June 1916

  • Jun 10 48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22
  • Jun 12 US National Championship Women's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Defending champion Molla Bjurstedt outclasses Louise Hammond Raymond 6-0, 6-1
  • Jun 18 Yanks score in every inning but 8th to beat Indians 19-3 in baseball
  • Jun 21 Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0
  • Jun 26 Cleveland Indians experiment with numbers on their jerseys (one game)
  • Jun 30 US Open Men's Golf, Minikahda GC: Amateur Chick Evans leads wire-to-wire to set new Open scoring record and win his only Open title, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Jock Hutchison