What Happened on July 13, 1889

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 13th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats E Renshaw (6-4 6-1 3-6 6-0)
  • 6th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats Lena Rice (4-6 8-6 6-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Louise of Mountbatten, Queen of Sweden (d. 1965)

Famous Deaths

  • Carli Zoeller, composer, dies at 49
  • Robert Hamerling, Austrian poet (b. 1830)