On This Day

December 27, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 45th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in Adelaide (5-0)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Sharman (Boston) ends NBA free throw streak of 55 games

NBA Guard Bill Sharman
NBA Guard
Bill Sharman

Birthdays in Sport

  • Doina Melinte, Romanian running star (world record 1500 m/mile indoor)
1956 in Sport