What Happened on July 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Wonderful Town" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 559 performances
  • 61st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly beats L Brough (6-2 7-5)
  • 9th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Babe Didrikson-Zaharias
  • Food rationing ends in Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Skinner, LPGA golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)