On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1914

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)
1914 Highlights

About July 4, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 106 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer