1900s-1920s

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Note: This is copied over from the wiki and this is going to be added onto. The events in Italic are events that is not sporting releated.

1900s[edit | edit source]

  • United States October 13, 1903 - The first World Series ends in the Pittsburgh Pirates taking it out 5-4 over the Boston Americans.
  • France May 21, 1904 - FIFA is formed in Paris, France.
  • Australia November 26, 1905 - The finals of the first Australasian Championships is held in Melbourne with Rodney Heath winning the singles while the Australian pair of E.T. Barnard and Basil Spence wins the doubles.
  • France April 9-May 13, 1906 - The 1906 FIFA World Cup is held in France.
  • France May 13, 1906 - Uruguay wins the first FIFA World Cup after defeating Austria 4-0 in the final
  • France June 27, 1906 - The first French Grand Prix finishes in Le Mans with Ferenc Szisz winning the Grand Prix.
  • England 1907 - Manchester United goes bust.
  • Australia September 28, 1907 - Championship of Australia is held for the first time in 11 years with Norwood (SAFA) defeating Essendon
  • United Kingdom 1908 - Netherlands wins the football tournament in London to get their first gold medal.
  • United Kingdom April 27-October 31, 1908 - 1908 Summer Olympics is held in London, United Kingdom.
  • Australia December 12, 1908 - At the 1908 Australasian Championships, Fred Alexander becomes the first non-Australasian player to make the final before losing to Alfred Dunlop in five sets.
  • United Kingdom January 16, 1909 - France joins the Five Nations Championship after playing against the other British nations between 1906 to 1908.
  • Italy May 30, 1909 - The first Giro d'Italia ends in Milan with Luigi Ganna winning the tour by one point.
  • England July 3, 1909 - The Imperial Cricket Council holds their first meeting in London with the discussion being about creating the World Test Championship to start in 1912.

1910s[edit | edit source]

1920s[edit | edit source]

  • Australia January 19–24, 1920 - The 1919 Australasian Championships is held the following year in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Australia March 20, 1920 - Australian duo Pat O'Hara Wood and Ronald Thomas defend their title at the 1920 Australasian Championships becoming the first doubles pair to defend their Australian title.
  • Belgium August 12-September 2, 1920 - The 1920 Summer Olympics is held in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Belgium August 29, 1920 - Czechoslovakia is disqualified from the 1920 edition after walking off from the field in the quarter-final against Norway.
  • Belgium September 2, 1920 - Belgium defeats the Netherlands 2-1 in the Olympic final
  • Denmark August 4, 1921 - The first UCI Road World Championships is held in Copenhagen with Swedish rider, Gunnar Skoeld taking out the race.
  • Hungary April 1922 - In the first division of Hungarian football, MTK Budapest FC win their seventh title in a row finishing ahead of Újpest FC.
  • Netherlands May 10-20, 1922 - The 1922 FIFA World Cup is held in the Netherlands
  • Netherlands May 20, 1922 - Belgium wins their first FIFA World Cup title after defeating Netherlands 2-1.
  • Australia December 9, 1922 - The first women's final is held at the 1922 Australasian Championships.
  • France May 27, 1923 - The first edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans is held with André Lagache and René Léonard taking out the win.
  • Switzerland August 25, 1923 - Othmar Eichenberger takes out the 1923 UCI Road World Championships title but his nation doesn't win the nation's classification after Italy had three riders in the sprint finish.
  • France January 25-February 5, 1924 - The first Winter Olympics is held in Chamoix, France.
  • France May 4-July 27, 1924 - The 1924 Summer Olympics is held in Paris, France.
  • France June 9, 1924 - Uruguay defeats Italy 1-0 in the Olympic final.
  • United States July 4, 1924 - The first American team is formed in the National Hockey League with the Boston Bruins being formed.
  • France April 13, 1925 - France wins their first Five Nations Championship after defeating England in the final match.
  • Italy June 7, 1925 - Alfredo Binda wins his first Giro d'Italia of six titles that he would win between 1925 and 1933.
  • Belgium June 25, 1925 - The first Belgian Grand Prix is held at the Spa-Francorchamps.
  • Spain May 10-June 1, 1926 - The 1926 FIFA World Cup is held in Spain.
  • Spain June 1, 1926 - Uruguay becomes the first team to win FIFA World Cup twice after defeating the Netherlands 3-2 in extra time.
  • Australia September 18, 1926 - Port Melbourne wins their first VFA premiership, the first of what will be four in a row.
  • United Kingdom December 11, 1926 - The first World Table Tennis Championships conclude in London, United Kingdom.
  • England August 9, 1927 - The first British League Cup is held in London with Belfast Celtic F.C defeating Rangers 2-0 in the final.
  • Lithuania August 10, 1927 - Lithuania wins the first Baltic Cup.
  • Czechoslovakia September 2, 1927 - The first Mitropa Cup is held.
  • Switzerland February 11-19, 1928 - The 1928 Winter Olympics is held in St. Moritz, Switzerland.
  • Netherlands June 10, 1928 - Italy defeats Uruguay 2-0 in a repeat of the 1924 Olympic Final in Amsterdam.
  • Netherlands June 16, 1928 - The first FIFA World Rankings is revealed with the Netherlands on top.
  • Netherlands July 28-August 12, 1928 - The 1928 Summer Olympics is held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Egypt April 6, 1929 - Egypt becomes the first team from Africa to qualify through to the World Cup.
  • Canada June 5, 1929 - Talks from the Dominion of Canada Football Association and the British FA's bring about football at the British Empire Games.
  • Monaco April 7, 1929 - The first Monaco Grand Prix is held with Georges Bouriano taking the victory
  • Italy October 6, 1929 - The first games of the new Serie A is played in Italy.
  • Spain December 1, 1929 - The first games of the new La Liga is played in Spain.

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