What Happened on July 3, 1909

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 26th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dora Boothby beats A Morton (6-4 4-6 8-6)
  • 33rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Arthur Gore beats J Ritchie (6-8 1-6 6-2 6-2 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Earl L Butz, US Secretary of Agriculture (1971-76); a real Butz
  • Lucy Kroll, entertainment agent
  • Stavros Niachos, Greece, shipping magnate (Those Fabulous Greeks)