On This Day

January 28, 1929 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Championships Men's Tennis: Englishman Colin Gregory wins his only Grad Slam title, beating Richard Schlesinger of Australia 6-2, 6-2, 5-7, 7-5
  • Australian Championships Women's Tennis, Adelaide: Daphne Akhurst retains title; beats Louise Bickerton 6-1, 5-7, 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Richard Clement Charles Thomas, rugby international/journalist