On This Day

July 5, 1929 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the first all-American final Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs 6-1, 6-2

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Birthdays in Sport

  • Tony Lock, English cricketer and left-arm spinner who took 174 wickets for England, born in Limpsfield, Surrey (d. 1995)