On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1893

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Arthur Shrewsbury is 1st to score 1,000 runs in Test Cricket
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim wins his first of 2 straight Wimbledon titles beating defending champion Wilfred Baddeley 3-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-2

Famous Deaths

  • Frederick A. Johnson, American politician (b. 1833)