What Happened on July 7, 1890

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Irishman Willoughby Hamilton wins his only Wimbledon title beating 7-time champion William Renshaw 6-8, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Tom Powers, American actor (Station West, Destination Moon), born in Owensboro, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

Henri NestléHenri Nestlé (1814-1890)

German-Swiss industrialist (founder of Nestlé), dies from heart attack at 75

1890 Highlights

About July 7, 1890

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 132 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Cancer