On This Day

Events in Sport in July 1965

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Jul 2 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roy Emerson scores second consecutive title win over fellow Australian Fred Stolle 6-2, 6-4, 6-4

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Jul 3 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-4, 7-5, her second of 3 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
  • Jul 4 US Open Women's Golf, Atlantic City CC: Carol Mann wins by 2 shots from fellow American Kathy Cornelius

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 8 Joe Morgan is 1st Houston player with 6 hits in a game

MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster Joe Morgan
MLB Hall of Fame Infielder and Broadcaster
Joe Morgan
  • Jul 9 British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian Peter Thomson Peter Thomson wins his 5th Claret Jug, 2 strokes clear of runners-up Brian Huggett and Christy O'Connor Snr
  • Jul 13 36th MLB All Star Game, Metropolitan Stadium, Minnesota: NL wins, 6-5; MVP: Juan Marichal, SF Giants, P
  • Jul 14 52nd Tour de France: In his first year as a professional, Italian Felice Gimondi, a replacement on the Salvarani team, captures overall title ahead of Raymond Poulidor
  • Jul 20 NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam
  • Jul 23 Dick Stuart homers in a major league-record 23rd different park

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 24 Casey Stengel resigns as manager of NY Mets

Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Casey Stengel
Baseball Hall of Fame Manager
Casey Stengel
  • Jul 29 Major league record 26 strikeouts, Phillies (16), Pirates (10)
  • Jul 30 Milwaukee manager Bobby Bragan says his pitchers threw 75 to 80 spitballs in a 9-2 loss to the Giants