On This Day

July 21, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports History

1st black to win a major US tennis tournament (Althea Gibson)

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Miami Valley GC: Lionel Hebert wins 2 & 1 from Dow Finsterwald; last time event played under match-play format

Deaths in Sport

  • Rockley Wilson, cricketer (bro of Clem, Test for England 1921), dies
1957 in Sport