May 16, 1955 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Rocky Marciano TKOs Don Cockell in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jack Morris, Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (4-time World Series 1984, 91-3 Tigers, Twins, Blue Jays), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Olga Korbut, Soviet gymnast (4 x Olympic gold 1972, 76), born in Grodno, Belarus