On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1887

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: 3-time runner-up Herbert Lawford wins his only Wimbledon title beating Ernest Renshaw 1-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Dirk Koster, literary (New Noises)
  • Raymond Hatton, American actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer), born in Red Oak, Iowa (d. 1971)
1887 Highlights

About July 7, 1887

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer