On This Day

July 2, 1949 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • "Red Barber's Clubhouse" sports show premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Margaret Osborne duPont 10-8, 1-6, 10-8 for the second of 3 straight Wimbledon titles