What Happened on July 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe wins her first and only title beating Charlotte Cooper 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge
  • Giants Rube Marquard loses after winning 21 straight
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding makes it 3 straight Wimbledon singles crowns beating Arthur Gore 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Stehman, composer