Sporting Highlights for 1914

Here are some of the sporting highlights in the world of sport for 1914.

On April 25 1914, the first monarch to attend The FA Cup Final was King George V. It was the first time that the reigning monarch had attended a Cup Final and presented the trophy to the winners. Burnley beat Liverpool. This was the last Cup Final to be held at Crystal Place.

In the world of boxing, the world lightweight title was given to Freddie Welsh for his win over Willie Ritchie from San Francisco after 20 rounds. This match was held in London on July 7.

Due to the onset of the first World War, the 1914 America’s Cup was canceled.

Below is a timeline of some significant results in the world of sport for the year 1914.

Date Results
Jan Tennis Australia Open won by Pat Wood
June Golf US Open won by Walter Hagen.
July the Cycling Tour de France won by Philippe Thys
July Tennis Wimbledon won by Norman Brookes and Dorothea Chambers
July Golf British Open won by Harry Vardon
Sep Tennis US National Championship won by Dick Williams and Mary Browne
Oct The Baseball World Series won by Boston Braves

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.

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