On This Day

June 29, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • American Charles Dumas records first high jump over 7' (2.13m) during US Olympic Trials at Los Angeles, California

Birthdays in Sport

  • Pedro Guerrero, Dominican MLB player (LA Dodgers), born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic

Deaths in Sport

  • Max Emmerich, American athlete and gymnast (Olympic gold, triathlon 1904), dies at 77