On This Day

May 30, 1964 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 63rd Men's French Championships: Manuel Santana beats Nicola Pietrangeli (6-3, 6-1, 4-6, 7-5)

Sport awardTennis Open

French Championships Women's Tennis: Margaret Court of Australia wins her second French singles crown; beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 5-7, 6-1, 6-2

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Indianapolis 500: A. J. Foyt wins in 3:23:35.813 (237.137 km/h)

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andrea Montermini, Italian racing driver
  • Nhi Lan Le, Vietnam, US fencer-foil (Olympics 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Dave MacDonald, American auto racer (b. 1936)
  • Eddie Sachs, American auto racer (b. 1927)