On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1887

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod becomes youngest ever Wimbledon champion (15 years, 285 days); defending champion beats Blanche Bingley 6-2, 6-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Marc Chagall, Russian-French artist (I & The Village), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (d. 1985)