Historical Events on July 6, 1956

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

70th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (6-2 4-6 7-5 6-4)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Lew Hoad
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall
  • 85th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 286 at Hoylake England
  • Ford Frick inaugurates Cy Young Award, to honor outstanding pitcher
  • Indians' Jim Busby hits a grand slam in two consecutive at bats