What Happened on July 8, 1905

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 22nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: May Bundy beats Dorothea Chambers (6-3 6-4)
  • 29th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Laurence Doherty beats N Brookes (8-6 6-2 6-4)
  • Part of Angel Island in San Francisco Bay allocated for Immigration Detention Center
  • The soldiers of the Russian battleship "Potemkin" who mutinied, surrender to Rumanian authorities, who turn ship over to Russian authorities soon after

Famous Birthdays

  • Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (d. 1997)

Famous Deaths

  • Walter Kittredge, American musician during American Civil War, dies at 70