On This Day

July 14, 1949 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobný and Vladimir Černík defect while playing in a tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland; Drobny accepts Egyptian citizenship

Deaths in Sport

  • Frank Hearne, English cricket batsman (2 Tests England, 4 South Africa; Kent, Western Province), dies at 90