On This Day

July 15, 1928 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 22nd Tour de France: Defending champion Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg holds yellow jersey from start to finish; his Alcyon team has all 3 podium positions

Birthdays in Sport

  • Pál Benkő, Hungarian-American chess player, author (Grandmaster; record 8 US Open Championships), born in Amiens, France (d. 2019)