What Happened on July 4, 1952

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 66th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frank Sedgman beats Jaroslav Drobný (4-6 6-2 6-3 6-2)
  • Canadain Currency, Mint & Exchange Fund Act allows gold coins of $5, $10, and $20 to be minted

Famous Birthdays

  • Álvaro Uribe Vélez, Colombian politician

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Long, dies at 73