On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1930

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bill Tilden beats fellow American Wilmer Allison 6-3, 9-7, 6-4 for his 3rd and final Wimbledon singles crown

Famous Birthdays

  • Tommy Cook, American producer, screenwriter and actor (Missile to the Moon), born in Duluth, Minnesota
  • Yutaka Makino, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2005)
1930 Highlights

About July 5, 1930

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer