What Happened on July 3, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • German boxer Max Schmeling beats American Young Stribling by TKO in 15 in Cleveland, his first heavyweight title defence
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sidney Wood Jr beats fellow American Frank Shields in a walkover - ankle injury
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In an all-German final Cilly Aussem beats Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Andres Burnier, [Catharina Dessaur], criminologist/author (Jongensuur)