On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1924

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Kitty McKane of England beats American Helen Wills 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 for her 1st of 2 Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Eva Marie Saint, American actress and producer (On the Waterfront, North by Northwest, People Like Us), born in Newark, New Jersey
1924 Highlights

About July 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 96 years and 5 months
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer