On This Day

July 1, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Tony Trabert beats Kurt Nielsen of Denmark 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 for his only Wimbledon success

Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion Tony Trabert
Tennis Player and Five-Time Major Champion
Tony Trabert
Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mike Rossman, American boxer (world light-heavyweight champion 1978-79), born in Turnersville, New Jersey