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What happened in sport on this day..

July 6


 

 

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Australian sporting history on this day
1886
Annette Kellerman, champion Australian swimmer, was born.  She later became an actress (The Mermaid), author (Fairy Tales of the South Seas), and arrested in 1907 for indecency for wearing one-piece bathing suit.
1892
Joseph Tracey cycled from Melbourne to Sydney in a record time of 5 days and 3 and a half hours.
1907
Norman Brookes became the first non-English player to win the Wimbledon Tennis Championship.
1940
Expressman, ridden by George Moore, won the richest sprint race in Australia at the time, the Doomben Newmarket. The race is now known as the Doombewn 10000.
1957
Racehorse Daliman won a race at Flemington race course starting at 200/1
1991
Melbourne Cup winner Subzero won his first race at Flemington over 1600m in a 2YO Handicap event beating Abandoned Rose on a heavy track. He was ridden by Damien Oliver and started at 13/4.
2005
NSW beats Queensland 32-10 in Brisbane to claim the 2005 Rugby League State of Origin series.