On This Day

Events in Sport on July 10

  • 1884 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1920 Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary

Baseball Player Tris Speaker
Baseball Player
Tris Speaker
  • 1922 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Australian Gerald Patterson wins his second Wimbledon title; beats Randolph Lycett 6-3, 6-4, 6-2

Sport awardUS Golf Open

1926 US Open Men's Golf, Scioto CC: Amateur Bobby Jones, winner of the British Open 2 weeks earlier, claims the second of his 4 US Opens, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Joe Turnesa

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • 1929 In game between Pirates and Phillies 9 HRs hit 1 in each inning
  • 1934 2nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-7 at Polo Grounds, NYC

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1934 Carl Hubbell strikes out Ruth, Gehrig & Foxx in All star game

Baseball Pitcher Carl Hubbell
Baseball Pitcher
Carl Hubbell

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1936 Phillies Chuck Klein becomes 4th to hit 4 HRs in a game

Baseball Hall of Fame Right Fielder Chuck Klein
Baseball Hall of Fame Right Fielder
Chuck Klein
  • 1938 "Yankee Clipper" completes 1st passenger flight over Atlantic
  • 1951 18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

1953 British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: In his only Open Championship appearance, Ben Hogan prevails by 4 strokes over Dai Rees, Antonio Cerdá, Peter Thomson, Frank Stranahan

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • 1956 23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.
  • 1960 UEFA European Championship Final, Parc des Princes, Paris, France: Viktor Ponedelnik scores in extra time as Soviet Union beats Yugoslavia, 2-1
  • 1962 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

1964 British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Tony Lema wins his only major title, 5 strokes clear of runner-up and fellow American Jack Nicklaus

  • 1968 US Major League baseball announces it will split into 2 divisions for 1969

  • 1971 100th British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale: Lee Trevino wins the first of his consecutive Open Championships, a stroke ahead of Lu Liang-Huan of Taiwan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Test Cricket debut of Graham Gooch, v Australia, out for a pair

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

1976 British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: American Johnny Miller wins his only Open championship, 6 strokes clear of Seve Ballesteros and Jack Nicklaus; Miller's second and last major title

Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Winner
Seve Ballesteros
Golfer Jack Nicklaus
Golfer
Jack Nicklaus
  • 1990 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1990 All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Final day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee as New Zealand go down by 114 runs in 3rd Test v England at Edgbaston

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1992 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • 1992 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons
  • 1997 Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3
  • 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA: US beats China, 5-4 on penalties; 0-0 a.e.t; US second World Cup
  • 2001 72nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Safeco Field, Seattle

Sport awardSports Awards

2002 10th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Venus Williams win

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2005 Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Peter Jacobsen wins his second Champions Tour major title by 1 stroke from Hale Irwin
  • 2007 78th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-4 at AT&T Park, San Francisco
  • 2012 83rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-0 at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City
  • 2016 UEFA European Championship, Stade de France, Saint-Denis: Eder scores in extra time as Portugal upset France, 1-0

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

2016 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Scotsman Andy Murray beats Canadian Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6, 7-6 for his 2nd Wimbledon and 3rd Grand Slam title

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray
  • 2016 US Open Women's Golf, CordeValle GC: American Brittany Lang wins her first major title by 3 strokes in a 3-hole playoff over Anna Nordqvist of Sweden

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo joins Italian champions Juventus in a deal worth £99.2m, becoming one of the four most expensive players of all time

Football Star Cristiano Ronaldo
Football Star
Cristiano Ronaldo