What Happened on July 3, 1908

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

25th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats A Morton (6-4 6-4)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • 32nd Wimbledon Mens' Tennis: Arthur Gore beats H Roper-Barrett (6-3 6-2 4-6 3-6 6-4)
  • Indian nationalist Bal Gangadhar Tilak arrested for sedition by the British in wake of Muzzafarpur bombing

Famous Birthdays

  • M. F. K. Fisher, American writer (d. 1992)
  • Robert B. Meyner, American politician (d. 1990)
  • Thomas Narcejac, Rochefort-sur-Mer France, writer (Vertigo)

Famous Deaths

  • Joel Chandler Harris, American writer, created Uncle Remus, dies at 59