On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1926

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Briton Kitty Godfree wins her second Wimbledon singles title with a 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Spaniard Lilí Álvarez

Famous Birthdays

  • Johnny Coles, American jazz trumpeter (Little Johnny C), born in Trenton, New Jersey (d. 1997)
  • Joseph M. Gaydos, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Braddock, Pennsylvania (d. 2015)
  • William Roll, German poltergeist researcher and parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2012)
1926 Highlights

About July 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 94 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer