What Happened on July 18, 1894

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 11th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Blanche Bingley beats E Austin (6-1 6-1)
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Joshua Pim retains his title beating Wilfred Baddeley 10-8, 6-2, 8-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernard Wagenaar, Dutch-American composer (3 Songs for Chinese), born in Arnherm, Netherlands (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

  • Leconte de Lisle, writer, dies at 75