What Happened on July 3, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

73rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Alex Olmedo beats Rod Laver (6-4 6-3 6-4)

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver

Sport awardGolf Major

88th British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 284 at Muirfield Gullane

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Wisniewski, Berlin German FR, actor (Living Daylights)
  • Stephen Pearcy, heavy metal vocalist (RATT-Round & Round), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Stoyan Deltchev, Bulgaria, horizontal bar gymnist (Olympic-gold-1980)