On This Day

July 3, 1965 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno

Birthdays in Sport

  • Arno Hofstede, Dutch soccer player (Willem II, Go Ahead Eagles), born in Oosterbeek, Netherlands
  • Dan Land, American NFL cornerback and safety (Oakland Raiders), born in Donalsonville, Georgia
  • Greg Vaughn, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1993, 96, 98, 2001); Silver Slugger Award 1998; Milwaukee Brewers), born in Sacramento, California
  • Vinson Smith, American NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears), born in Statesville, North Carolina