What Happened on July 2, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 78th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Evonne Goolagong beats Margaret Smith (64 61)
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Evelyn Lau, Canadian author
  • Jared Palmer, tennis star, born in NYC, New York
  • Troy Brown, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Ballantine, composer, dies at 84