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What happened in sport on this day..

August 12


 

year
Australian sporting history on this day
1884
Australian cricket captain, Billy Murdoch, became the first to ever score a double century in test cricket with 211 at The Oval.
1899
At Kalgoorlie racecourse, Isaamite, Yale Lock and Onslow triple dead heated for first in the Kalgoorlie Cup. In a run off, they finished in that order.
1906
Harry Hopman, tennis player, was born.
1907
Andrew "Boy" Charlton, swimmer, was born.
1922
South Australia defeated Victoria in a footy match attended by over 38,000 fans in Adelaide.
1924
In an interstate Australian Rules football clash, Western Australia 43.19.277 defeated Queensland 2.1.13 in Hobart
1939
Pam Ryan-Kilborn, hurdler, was born; won Olympic silver in 1968
1947
Chris Gwilliam, jockey, born Kogarah in NSW
1961
At Ballarat racecourse, Line Abeam, French Eagle and Sales Lady triple dead heated for second in the Maiden Handicap.
1962
Steve Elkington, golfer, was born in Inverell.
1990
Wayne Grady became the 6th Australian to win the USA PGA golf title.
2014
1993 Cox Plate winner, The Phantom Chance, was euthanased follwing a severe bout of colic.