On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1965

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

French Championship Men's Tennis: Fred Stolle beats fellow Australian Tony Roche 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, 6-3 for his first Grand Slam singles title

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • French Championships Women's Tennis: Australian Lesley Turner Bowrey wins her 2nd French singles crown; upsets doubles partner Margaret Smith 6-3, 6-4
  • Phillies Dick Allen hits 529' HR out of Connie Mack Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Emilio S├ínchez, Spanish tennis player (1988 Olympic bronze, Hopman Cup 1990), born in Madrid, Spain
  • Jammo Myllys, hockey goaltender (Finland World C'ship gold 1995), born in Savonlinna, Finland