What Happened on July 2, 1927

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 40th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 6-4)
  • Jericho Earthquake in Palestine kills about 500

Famous Birthdays

  • Brock Peters [George Fisher], American actor and singer (Carmen Jones, To Kill a Mockingbird), born in NYC, New York (d. 2005)
  • Jerome Meyer, horse trainer
  • Ruth Berghaus, choreographer/director