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Sporting Highlights for 1905

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1905.

This was the first year that the Australian Open Tennis Championship was held.

Willie Anderson won the US golf open for the third year in a row, and the 4th time in five years.

The first overseas Wimbledon winner was May Sutton of the United States who was the Ladies' Champion in 1905.

This year, The Isle of Mann motorcycle races were organized for the first time. The Isle of Mann competition remains one of the most famous motorcycle challenges in the world.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1905.

Date Results
Jan Tennis Australia Open won by Rodney Heath.
June Golf US Open won by Willie Anderson
July the Cycling Tour de France won by Louis Trousselier
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Laurie Doherty and May Sutton
July Golf The Open Championship won by James Braid
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Beals Wright and Elizabeth Moore
Oct The Baseball World Series won by New York Giants

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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