On This Day

July 26, 1931 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 25th Tour de France won by Antonin Magne of France
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Henri Cochet beats Fred Perry 6-4, 1-6, 9-7, 6-3 to give France 3-2 win over Great Britain and 5th straight title
  • LPGA Western Open Women's Golf, Midlothian CC: June Beebe beats Mrs. Melvin Jones, 3 & 2 for golf's only major title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Takashi Ono, Japanese gymnast (Olympic gold 1956, 60), born in Noshiro, Akita Prefecture, Japan
1931 in Sport