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Davis Cup - Historical Events
Date Event
1900-02-09

Dwight Davis established a new tennis trophy, the Davis Cup

1900-08-08

1st Davis Cup tennis competition, named after Dwight Filley Davis, began at Longwood Cricket Club in Mass, & won by US 2 days later

1902-08-08

2nd Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in New York (3-2)

1903-08-08

3rd Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Boston (4-1)

1904-07-05

4th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Belgium in Wimbledon (5-0)

1905-07-24

5th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)

1906-06-18

6th Davis Cup: British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0)

1907-07-23

7th Davis Cup: Australasia beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)

1908-11-30

8th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Melbourne (3-2)

1909-11-30

9th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Sydney (5-0)

1912-01-03

10th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in Christchurch (5-0)

1912-11-30

11th Davis Cup: British Isles beats Australasia in Melbourne (3-2)

1913-07-28

12th Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)

1914-08-15

13th Davis Cup: Australasia beats USA in New York (3-2)

1920-01-21

14th Davis Cup: Australasia beats Great Britain in Sydney (4-1)

1920-07-16

15th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in Auckland (5-0)

1921-09-03

16th Davis Cup: USA beats Japan in New York (5-0)

1922-09-05

17th Davis Cup: USA beats Australasia in New York (4-1)

1923-09-01

18th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1), for their 4th straight Davis Cup

1924-09-13

19th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (5-0)

1925-09-12

20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)

1926-09-11

21st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (4-1), for their 7th straight championship

1927-09-10

22nd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Philadelphia (3-2)

1928-07-29

23rd Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (4-1)

1929-07-28

24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)

1930-07-27

25th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (4-1)

1931-07-26

26th Davis Cup: France beats Great Britain in Paris (3-2)

1932-07-31

27th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)

1933-07-30

28th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats France in Paris (3-2)

1934-07-31

29th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats USA in Wimbledon (4-1)

1935-09-11

US captures Davis Cup for 7th straight year

1937-07-27

32nd Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Wimbledon (4-1)

1938-08-05

33rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Philadelphia (3-2)

1939-09-05

34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)

1946-12-26

35th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Melbourne (5-0)

1947-12-30

36th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)

1948-09-06

37th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (5-0)

1949-08-28

38th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in New York (4-1)

1950-07-12

ILTF re-admit Germany & Japan in Davis Cup, Poland & Hungary withdraws

1950-08-26

39th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (4-1)

1951-12-27

40th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Sydney (3-2)

1952-12-31

41st Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (4-1)

1953-12-31

42nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Melbourne (3-2)

1954-12-28

43rd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Sydney (3-2)

1955-08-26

1st color telecast (NBC) of a tennis match (Davis Cup)

1955-12-28

44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)

1956-12-27

45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0)

1957-12-28

46th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Melbourne (3-2)

1958-12-31

47th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Brisbane (3-2)

1959-08-31

48th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (3-2)

1960-12-13

Italy beats US in Davis cup (1st time in 24 years US not in finals)

1960-12-28

49th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (4-1)

1961-12-28

50th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Melbourne (5-0)

1962-12-28

51st Davis Cup: Australia beats Mexico in Brisbane (5-0)

1963-12-29

52nd Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (3-2)

1964-09-28

53rd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (3-2)

1965-12-29

54th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Sydney (4-1)

1966-12-28

55th Davis Cup: Australia beats India in Melbourne (4-1)

1967-12-28

56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)

1968-12-28

57th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in Adelaide (4-1)

1969-09-21

58th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Cleveland (5-0)

1970-08-31

59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)

1971-10-11

60th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Charlotte (3-2)

1972-10-15

61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)

1973-12-02

62nd Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Cleveland (5-0)

1974-11-07

63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in (w/o)

1975-12-21

64th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Czechoslovakia in Stockholm (3-2)

1976-12-19

65th Davis Cup: Italy beats Chile in Santiago (4-1)

1977-12-04

66th Davis Cup: Australia beats Italy in Sydney (3-1)

1978-12-10

67th Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Rancho Mirage (4-1)

1979-12-16

68th Davis Cup: USA beats Italy in San Francisco (5-0)

1980-12-07

69th Davis Cup: Czechoslovakia beats Italy in Prague (4-1)

1981-12-13

70th Davis Cup: USA beats Argentina in Cincinnati (3-1)

1982-11-28

71st Davis Cup: USA beats France in Grenoble (4-1)

1983-12-28

72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)

1984-12-18

73rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats USA in Gothenburg (4-1)

1985-12-22

74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2)

1986-12-28

75th Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2), helped by Pat Davis ranked 412th in the world

1987-03-15

US Davis Cup team loses to Paraguay

1987-12-20

76th Davis Cup: Sweden beats India in Gothenburg (5-0)

1988-12-17

77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1)

1989-12-17

78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)

1990-12-02

79th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in St Petersburg (3-2)

1991-12-01

80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)

1992-12-06

81st Davis Cup: USA beats Switzerland in Fort Worth (3-1)

1993-12-05

82nd Davis Cup: Germany beats Australia in Dusseldorf (4-1)

1994-12-04

83rd Davis Cup: Sweden beats Russia in Moscow (4-1)

1995-12-03

84th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Moscow (3-2)

1996-12-01

85th Davis Cup: France beats Sweden in Malmo (3-2)

1997-11-30

86th Davis Cup: Sweden sweeps US in Gothenburg (5-0)

1998-12-06

87th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Italy in Milan (4-1)

1999-12-05

88th Davis Cup: Australia beats France in Nice (3-2)

2000-12-10

89th Davis Cup: Spain beats Australia in Barcelona (3-1)

2001-12-20

90th Davis Cup: France beats Australia in Melbourne (3-2)

2002-12-01

91st Davis Cup: Russia beats France in Paris (3-2)

2003-11-30

92nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Melbourne (3-1)

2004-12-05

93rd Davis Cup: Spain beats USA in Seville (3-2)

2005-12-04

94th Davis Cup: Croatia beats Slovak Republic in Bratislava (3-2)

2006-12-03

95th Davis Cup: Russia beats Argentina in Moscow (3-2)

2007-12-02

96th Davis Cup: USA beats Russia in Oregon (4-1)

2008-11-23

97th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Mar del Plata (3-1)

2009-12-06

98th Davis Cup: Spain beats Czech Republic in Barcelona (5-0)

2010-12-05

99th Davis Cup: Serbia beats France in Belgrade (3-2)

2011-12-04

100th Davis Cup: Spain beats Argentina in Seville (3-1)

2012-11-18

101st Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Spain in Prague (3-2)

2013-11-17

102nd Davis Cup: Czech Republic beats Serbia in Belgrade (3-2)

2015-11-29

Davis Cup final: Andy Murray clinches title for Great Britain

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Davis Cup - Birthdays
Date Event
1879-07-05

Dwight Filley Davis, US Sect of War/donated tennis' Davis Cup

1896-06-18

Cota Ramaswami, cricketer (Davis Cup for India 1922, Test 1936)

1931-04-17

John Bartlett, tennis player (Davis Cup capt-Britain)

1936-11-03

Roy Emerson, The Fifth Set: Australia and the Davis Cup

1959-03-15

Eliot Teltscher, California, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)

1964-08-16

Jimmy Arias, Buffalo NY, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)

1972-03-23

Jonas Bjorkman, Vaxjo Sweden, tennis star (Davis Cup 1994)

Davis Cup - Deaths
Date Event
1945-11-28

Dwight Davis, donator of tennis' Davis Cup, dies

1994-07-17

Jean Borotra, [Flying Basque], Fr tennis star (Davis Cup), dies at 95

1994-09-18

Vitas Gerulaitis, tennis star (Davis Cup 1979), dies at 40


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