On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1924

Day of the Week: Friday

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