June 5, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 103rd Belmont: Walter Blum aboard Pass Catcher wins in 2:30.6
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Evonne Goolagong wins her first career Grand Slam singles title; beats fellow Australian Helen Gourlay 6-3, 7-5

Birthdays in Sport

  • Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver
  • Vaughn Parker, NFL guard/tackle (San Diego Chargers)