June 5, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Cincinnati Red Leo Cardenas hits 4 HRs in a doubleheader

Sport awardTennis Open

French Championships Men's Tennis: Australian Tony Roche wins his first and only Grand Slam title; beats István Gulyás of Hungary 6-1, 6-4, 7-5

Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche

Sport awardTennis Open

French Championships Women's Tennis: Ann Haydon-Jones of England beats American Nancy Richey 6-3, 6-1 for her 2nd French singles crown

Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bill Spiers, infielder (Houston Astros), born in Orangeburg, South Carolina