What Happened on July 3, 1926

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Frenchman Jean Borotra wins his second Wimbledon singles title 8-6, 6-1, 6-3 over American Howard Kinsey
  • 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, (Rep-D-PA, 1969- )
  • William Roll, German poltergeist researcher and parapsychologist (The Poltergeist, Unsolved Mysteries), born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2012)