On This Day

May 18, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Mickey Mantle hits HR from both sides of plate for record 3rd time

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Birthdays in Sport

  • Naomichi 'Joe' Ozaki, Japanese golfer (32 Japan Tour titles), born in Tekushima, Japan

Deaths in Sport

  • Maurice Tate, English cricketer (39 Tests for England, 155 wickets), dies at 60