On This Day

On This Day in Sport for July 28

Events in Sport

  • 1906 Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4
  • 1912 10th Tour de France won by Odile Defraye of Belgium
  • 1928 IX Summer Olympic Games open in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1929 Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Michigan)
  • 1929 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
  • 1929 23rd Tour de France won by Maurice De Waele of Belgium
  • 1929 International Lawn Tennis Challenge, Paris, France: Home team wins 3 straight titles as Henri Cochet beats American George Lott 6-1, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3 for a 3-2 victory
  • 1931 White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1962 NBA player Lenny Wilkens (24) weds Marilyn Reed
  • 2001 Six-time golf winner Nick Faldo (44) weds third wife Valerie Bercher on a lavish ceremony in Windsor, England

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Deaths in Sport

  • 1934 Louis Tancred, South African cricketer (fourteen Tests batting for South Africa 1905-14), dies at 57
  • 1971 Myril Hoag, American baseball player, dies at 63
  • 1974 Jack Ellis, Australian cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • 1983 Alec Marks, cricketer (good NSW batsman 1928-37), dies
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