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Sporting Highlights for 1895

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1895.

The first-ever US golf open was held, won by Horace Rawlins.

Also this year, Physical education instructor William Morgan invented volleyball in Springfield, Massachussets.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1895.

Date Results
June Golf US Open won by Horace Rawlins
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Wilfred Baddeley and Charlotte Cooper
July Golf The Open Championship won by John Henry Taylor
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Fred Hovey and Juliette Atkinson

Please note that the dates for past events are not always known, and are sometimes just placed in the month that the current event is held. If no exact date is listed, then it is just an estimated month that it was held.

If you have a correction or know of events that should be included here, please let me know.

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