What Happened on July 7, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Australian Jack Crawford wins his only Wimbledon singles title beating American Ellsworth Vines 4-6, 11-9, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Helen Wills Moody successfully defends her title beating local favourite Dorothy Round 6-4, 6-8, 6-3

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody

Famous Birthdays

  • David McCullough, actor (Huey Long)
  • Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • Murray Halberg, New Zealand, 5K runner (Olympic gold 1960)

Famous Deaths

  • John M Acket, literary (New Friends), dies at 70