What Happened on July 7, 1923

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Indians set an AL record 27 runs including 13 in the 6th in 27-3 win v Boston Red Sox
  • University of Delaware invents "junior year abroad" (at Sorbonne)
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Johnston beats fellow American Frank Hunter 6-0, 6-3, 6-1 for his only Wimbledon title
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats Kitty McKane 6-2, 6-2 for her 5th straight Wimbledon singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard Lumley, English insurance magnate/multi-millionaire
  • Roberto Caamano, composer