August 18, 1934 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 48th U.S. Women's National Championship: Helen Jacobs beats Sarah Palfrey Cooke (6-1, 6-3)

Sports record brokenWorld Record

Don Bradman (244) and Bill Ponsford (205 no) put on 451 in world record partnership for Australia on Day 1 of 5th Test win against England at the Oval; Ponsford out for 266

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestRoberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (Pittsburgh Pirates), born in Carolina, Puerto Rico (d. 1972)

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente