May 1, 1959 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Brian London in 11 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • White Sox Early Wynn beats Red Sox 1-0 on his own HR

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eddie Johnson, NBA guard/forward (Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers)