What Happened on July 4, 1947

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 61st Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jack Kramer beats Tom P Brown (6-1 6-3 6-2)
  • 76th British Golf Open: Fred Daly shoots a 293 at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Famous Birthdays

  • Morganna Roberts, (Baseball's kissing bandit), born in Louisville, Kentucky