On This Day

August 3, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • American sprinter Willie Williams sets 100m world record at 10.1 in Berlin, Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Balwinder Sandhu, Indian cricket all-rounder (8 Tests; 22 ODIs), born in Mumbai, India
  • Todd Christensen, NFL player (Oakland) and sportscaster, born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)