What Happened on July 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

52nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Alice Marble beats Kay Stammers (62 60)

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble
  • 74th British Golf Open: Dick Burton shoots a 290 at St Andrews

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Silvers, horse trainer

Famous Deaths

  • James Deacon White, ball player jumped teams in 1876 (Chi), dies at 91