August 1, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket captain Richie Benaud takes 6 for 70 in England's 2nd innings for a 54 run 4th Test win at Old Trafford

Cricketer and Commentator Richie Benaud
Cricketer and Commentator
Richie Benaud

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andrew Nicholson, New Zealand equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand
  • Bradford John Faxon Jr., American PGA golfer (1986 Provident), born in Oceanport, New Jersey
  • Danny Blind, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/Ajax), born in Vlissingen, Netherlands
  • Mike Watkinson, English cricketer (England off-spinner all-rounder v WI 1995), born in Westhoughton, Lancashire