What Happened on July 7, 1919

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 39th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats N Brookes (6-3 7-5 6-2)
  • Phillies tie major league record of 8 steals in 9 inn game

Famous Birthdays

  • Jon Pertwee, English actor and entertainer (third Doctor in Doctor Who, Worzel Gummidge), born in London (d. 1996)
  • William Moses Kunstler, defense attorney (Chicago 8)

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies