November 22, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 16th modern Summer Olympic Games open in Melbourne, Australia; first to be staged in Southern Hemisphere and Oceania, as well as first to be held outside Europe and North America

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

NBA Guard Bill Sharman
NBA Guard
Bill Sharman