July 20, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

Birthdays in Sport

  • Charlie Magri, world champ flyweight boxer (1983)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mima Jausovec, Yugoslavian tennis player (French Open-1977), born in Maribor, Yugoslavia

Tennis Player and French Open Champion Mima Jausovec
Tennis Player and French Open Champion
Mima Jausovec

Deaths in Sport

  • Ken Burn, cricketer (Tasmanian rep on 1890 Ashes tour, 2 Tests), dies