On This Day

June 6, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andy Pycroft, cricketer (Zimbabwe Test batsman)

Björn Borg

Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player (11-time Grand Slam winner), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

Weddings in Sport

Sonja Henie

Three-time Olympic Champion figure skater Sonja Henie (44) weds Norwegian shipping magnate and art patron Niels Onstad (47)

Figure Skater and Actress Sonja Henie
Figure Skater and Actress
Sonja Henie
1956 in Sport