On This Day

July 3, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • California Angels pitcher Clyde Wright no-hits Oakland A's, 4-0

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean King 14-12, 11-9 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title, and 3rd leg of her successful Grand Slam

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King

Birthdays in Sport

  • Serhiy Honchar, Ukrainian cyclist
  • Teemu Selanne, Finnish NHL right wing (1992-93 NHL rookie points record, 132), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Victor Bailey, NFL wide receiver (KC Chiefs)