On This Day

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

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, Dutch literary (New Friends), dies at 70