On This Day

June 5, 1927 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 32nd Women's French Championships: Kornelia Bouman beats Irene Peacock (6-2, 6-4)
  • French Championships Men's Tennis: Hometown favourite Rene Lacoste wins 2nd of 3 French titles; beats Bill Tilden 6-4, 4-6, 5-7, 6-3, 11-9

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johnny Weissmuller sets 100-yard & 200-yard free-style swim record

Swimmer and Actor Johnny Weissmuller
Swimmer and Actor
Johnny Weissmuller