What Happened on July 7, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "The Rules of the Game", French film directed by Jean Renoir, starring Nora Gregor and Paulette Dubost, premieres in Paris

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

  • Deacon White, American baseball player and a star during the first two decades of the sport's professional era, dies at 91