What Happened on July 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

72nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Ashley Cooper beats N Fraser (3-6 6-3 6-4 13-11)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79