On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1893

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Australian Harry Graham scores 107 on cricket debut Australia v England, Lord's
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lottie Dod beats Blanche Bingley-Hillyard 6-8, 6-1, 6-4 for her 3rd consecutive and 5th overall Wimbledon singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Josef Hüttel, Czech composer, born in Melnik, Bohemia (d. 1951)
  • Richard Dix, American actor (10 Commandments, Cimarron, The Ghost Ship), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota (d. 1949)