On This Day

September 5, 1939 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 34th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Haverford (3-2)
  • International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Haverford, PA: John Bromwich beats American Frank Parker 6-0, 6-3, 6-1 to give Australia the title, 3-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Clay Regazzoni, Swiss Formula One driver, born in Mendrisio, Switzerland (d. 2006)
1939 in Sport