On This Day

July 3, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 for the first of 5 straight Wimbledon titles

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Birthdays in Sport

  • Henry Olonga, cricketer (1st black Zimbabwe Test cricketer v Pak 1995)
  • Robert Brian (Bobby) Skinstad, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, youngest ever Springbok rugby captain