Champagne Served in Duke Kahanamoku’s Trophy

This month in history — August 1913 — Duke Kahanamoku‘s friends drank champagne from his trophy. Aboard a ship, they drank for the health of the five-time Olympic medalist in swimming.

Read more about it in “Loving Cup Used for Wine Bowl.”

“Loving Cup Used for Wine Bowl: Duke Kahanamoku’s Trophy is Utilized by Colonel Parker for Purpose Designed” (first column on the right, second story)
The San Francisco call, August 13, 1913, Image 4
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1913-08-13/ed-1/seq-4/

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