What Happened on July 8, 1912

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

29th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Ethel Larcombe beats Charlotte Cooper (6-3 6-1)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • 36th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4)
  • G E V Crutchley (Oxford) 99 retired measles v Cambridge
  • Giants Rube Marquard loses after winning 21 straight

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Stehman, composer