Events in Sport on June 1

  • 1872 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1899 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes and Victor Trumper in W. G. Grace's last test

Cricketer W. G. Grace
W. G. Grace
  • 1902 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
  • 1910 SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • 1912 Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • 1917 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WWI
  • 1918 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
  • 1918 White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
  • 1920 RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
  • 1923 NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1925 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consecutive games)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1930 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1930 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1930 French Men's Tennis Championships: Frenchman Henri Cochet wins 3rd of 4 French titles; beats Bill Tilden 3-6, 8-6, 6-3, 6-1

Sport awardTennis Open

1930 35th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • 1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg

  • 1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
  • 1934 AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
  • 1936 41st Men's French Championships: Gottfried von Cramm beats Fred Perry (6-0, 2-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-0)
  • 1936 41st Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)
  • 1937 Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
  • 1938 Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
  • 1939 1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer
  • 1939 1st night game at Phil's Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
  • 1946 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
  • 1946 Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
  • 1952 51st Men's French Championships: Jaroslav Drobny beats Frank Sedgman (6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4)
  • 1952 51st Women's French Championships: Doris Hart beats Shirley Fry (6-4, 6-4)
  • 1957 56th Men's French Championships: Sven Davidson beats Herbert Flam (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1957 56th Women's French Championships: Shirley Bloomer beats Dorothy Knode (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1962 Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
  • 1965 Robert Manry begins his 78 day voyage to sail a 13.5-foot yacht "Tinkerbelle" across the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1968 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2

Sport awardGolf Major

1975 LPGA Championship, Pine Ridge GC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 1 stroke from Sandra Haynie

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

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1975 California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1977 SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen
  • 1977 Dutch soccer club FC Volendam is established (6-time Eerste Divisie champions)
  • 1978 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
  • 1979 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1980 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
  • 1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg
  • 1985 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwickshire

Sport awardGolf Major

1986 32nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • 1992 Stanley Cup: Pittsburgh Penguins sweep Chicago Blackhawks in 4 games
  • 1996 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Florida Panthers beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 3
  • 1997 Annika Sorenstam wins LPGA Michelob Light Classic
  • 2006 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Carolina Hurricanes beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 3
  • 2012 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2014 Kolkata Knight Riders win the Indian Premier League cricket championship
  • 2014 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3