On This Day

August 28, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Australia clings on for a draw in 5th Test at The Oval, London; England retain cricket Ashes with Jim Laker's 46 wickets a record series haul

Birthdays in Sport

  • Beverley Goddard-Callender, English track and field athlete (Olympic bronze 1980, 84), born in Barbados