2nd May 1914 (Saturday)

The Great Outdoors:

~ The residents of Gawthorpe, in Yorkshire, England, are crowning their May Queen and enjoying some traditional May Day dancing from the younger generation. “Seats, 1 penny each”.

http://www.yorkshirefilmarchive.com/film/gawthorpe-maypole-festival

~ Farther South, at London’s (Kennington) Oval cricket ground, Londoners are enjoying the first day of a three day match between Surrey and Northamptonshire.

http://cricketarchive.com/Archive/Scorecards/9/9236.html

~ and farther West, Welshmen are watching Aberavon Rugby Football club defeat the Blaina team 10-0 in the Welsh Cup Final at Bridgend.

http://www.aberavonwizards.co.uk/Page/Content/1774

Much earlier in the day,  Australians are spectating on a busy day in the South Australian football league.

http://australianfootball.com/seasons/season/SANFL/1914

and later the same day, in Buffalo, New York, the local school team is losing to a visiting side from the Central high School.

http://digital.lib.buffalo.edu/news/2014/03/19/1914-buffalo-baseball/

 

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