On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1891

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Wilfred Baddeley wins first of 3 Wimbledon singles championships; beats Joshua Pim 6-4, 1-6, 7-5, 6-0

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Louis Ritter, composer, dies at 67
  • Hannibal Hamlin, American attorney and 15th Vice President of U.S. (1861-65), dies at 81