July 1965 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Jul 1 FC Twente '65 Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 2 79th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle (62 64 64)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 72nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno (6-4 7-5)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 3 Phillies Dick Allen & Frank Thomas get into a fight during practice
  • Jul 4 20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann
  • Jul 9 94th British Golf Open: Peter Thomson shoots a 285 at Royal Birkdale

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jul 11 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jul 13 36th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-5 at Metropolitan Stadium, Minn
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Juan Marichal (SF Giant)
  • Jul 14 52nd Tour de France won by Felice Gimondi of Italy
  • Jul 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open
  • Jul 20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • Jul 23 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park
  • Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets
  • Jul 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Tournament
  • Jul 29 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • Jul 30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jul 1 Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)
  • Jul 3 Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles)
  • Jul 3 Dan Land, NFL cornerback/safety (Oakland Raiders)
  • Jul 3 Greg Vaughn, outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers, SD Padres), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 3 Shinya Hashimoto, wrestler (NJPW)
  • Jul 3 Vinson Smith, NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears)
  • Jul 4 Eva Dahllof, Ornskoldsvik Sweden, golfer (1995 McCall's Classic-18th)
  • Jul 4 Harvey Grant, NBA forward (Trail Blazers, Orlando Magic, Wizards)
  • Jul 4 John Frawley, Australia, tennis star
  • Jul 4 Shelley Oates, Australian canoeist (Olympics-96), born in Sydney, New South Wales
  • Jul 4 Suzanne Peta Strudwick, Knutsford England, golfer (1995 British Open-7th)
  • Jul 5 Lucy Han, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-7th-1994), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jul 6 Tim Camargo, American jockey, born in Kennewick, Washington
  • Jul 9 Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • Jul 10 Buddy Groom, pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 10 Scott Michael McCarron, PGA golfer (1995 Las Vegas-3rd), born in Sacramento, California
  • Jul 11 Tony Cottee, English footballer
  • Jul 11 Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
  • Jul 12 Michael Stewart, NFL safety (Miami Dolphins)
  • Jul 12 Russ Bertram, diver (Olympics-96), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Jul 12 Sanjay Manjrekar, cricketer (son of Vijay Indian middle-order batsman)
  • Jul 14 Reina Olea, female jockey
  • Jul 15 Kirt Manwaring, Elmira NY, catcher (SF Giants)
  • Jul 15 Scott Livingstone, infielder (SD Padres, Det Tigers), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Jul 16 Charles Smith, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Jul 16 Claude Lemieux, Buckingham Que, NHL forward (Team Canada, Colorado)
  • Jul 17 Ken Evraire, CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jul 18 Robert Holland, CFL defensive back (BC Lions)
  • Jul 18 Yugi Iga, hockey forward (Team Japan 1998)
  • Jul 19 Kathleen Raine, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • Jul 19 Stuart Scott, American sportscaster
  • Jul 21 Gudni Bergsson, Icelandic footballer
  • Jul 21 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino racing driver (d. 1992)
  • Jul 22 Alondra Johnson, CFL linebacker (Calgary Stampeders)
  • Jul 22 Doug Riesenberg, NFL tackle (NY Giants)
  • Jul 22 Shawn Michaels, [Mike Hickenbottom], wrestler (WWF/AWA), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jul 23 Brett Faryniarz, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
  • Jul 24 Andrew Gaze, Australian basketball player (Olympics-1984, 88, 92, 96)
  • Jul 24 Brian Blades, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Jul 24 Joe Oliver, catcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Jul 25 Tom Dvorak, Braunschwieg GER, Canada equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)
  • Jul 27 José Luis Chilavert, Paraguayan footballer
  • Jul 29 Doug Burden, Rutland Vt, rower (Olympics-5th-88, 92, 96)
  • Jul 29 Henry James, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Jul 29 Karen Doell, Winkler Manitoba, softball 2nd baseman (Olympics-96)
  • Jul 29 Luis Alicea, Santurce Puerto Rico, infielder (St Louis Cardinals)
  • Jul 30 Tim Munton, cricketer (England pace bowler in two Tests 1992)
  • Jul 31 Scott Brooks, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks)

Deaths in Sport

  • Jul 1 Wally Hammond, South African cricketer (7,249 runs for England), dies
  • Jul 7 Bill Hitch, England cricket fast-bowler (7 Tests 1911-21), dies