What Happened on July 3, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 55th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats Doris Hart (6-3 8-6)
  • Kidnapper Caryl Chessman sentenced to death, California; the execution didn't happen until 1960

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Ruzicka, composer
  • Tarmo Koivisto, Finnish comics artist

Famous Deaths

  • Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
  • Quintin McMillan, cricketer (13 Tests for South Africa), dies