On This Day

September 29, 1952 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Monika Zehrt, German DR, 400m runner (Olympic gold 1972)

Deaths in Sport

  • John Cobb, British speed record holder (World Land Speed Record 1938-39, 47), dies attempting to break world Water Speed Record at Loch Ness, Scotland, at 52