July 1936 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 3 Jahangir Khan kills a sparrow while cricket bowling, Cambridge University v MCC
  • Jul 3 56th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Fred Perry beats G von Cramm (6-1 6-1 6-0)
  • Jul 4 49th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Hull Jacobs beats H Sperling (6-2 4-6 7-5)
  • Jul 7 4th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-3 at Braves Field, Boston
  • Jul 10 Phillies Chuck Klein becomes 4th to hit 4 HRs in a game
  • Jul 16 NY Giants are 10½ games back in NL, & go on to win pennant
  • Jul 19 Indians' Bob Feller makes his major league debut in relief
  • Jul 22 Phillies John Moore hits 3 consecutive HRs
  • Jul 31 Tokyo, Japan is awarded the 1940 Olympics (later cancelled)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 3 Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)
  • Jul 16 V Subramanya, cricketer (Indian batsman in nine Tests mid-60's)
  • Jul 18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Jul 20 Butch Baird, PGA golfer (1961 Waco Turner Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jul 22 Harold "Dusty" Rhodes, England cricket pace bowler (1959)
  • Jul 23 Don Drysdale [Donald Scott], Van Nuys, California, American MLB player (LA Dodgers-Cy Young 1962)
  • Jul 25 Gerry Ashmore, British racing driver
  • Jul 28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player
  • Jul 31 Vic Davalillo, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Cabimas, Venezuela