What Happened on July 4, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Australian Norman Brookes beats 4-time defending champion Anthony Wilding of New Zealand 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers wins her 7th and last Wimbledon singles title beating Ethel Larcombe 7-5, 6-4

Famous Birthdays

  • Nuccio Bertone, Italian automobile designer, born in Turin, Piedmont, Italy (d. 1997)