On This Day

July 26, 1928 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • In only his second and final defence of his world heavyweight boxing title, Gene Tunney scores an 11-round TKO win over Tom Heeney at Yankee Stadium, NYC
  • Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Don Beauman, British Formula One racing driver, born in Farnborough, Hampshire, England (d. 1955)