What Happened on July 20, 1893

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 10th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley (6-8 6-1 6-4)
  • 17th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim beats Wilfred Baddeley (3-6 6-1 6-3 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander, King of Greece (1917-20), born at Tatoi Palace, Greece (d. 1920)
  • George Llewelyn-Davies, English Peter Pan character model (d. 1915)
  • Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (From Where I Came)

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Kelly, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1977-79, 64 runs), dies