What Happened on July 7, 1933

Historical Events

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

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, American author (Truman; John Adams), popular historian, TV documentary host and narrator (Seabiscuit; The Civil War), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2022) [1]
  • Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1980)
  • Murray Halberg, New Zealand athlete (Olympic gold 5000m 1960; WR 2 miles: 8:30.0 1961; WE 3 miles: 13.10.0 1961), born in Eketāhuna, New Zealand (d. 2022)
Born in 1933

Famous Deaths

  • John M. Acket, Dutch literary (New Friends), dies at 70
1933 Highlights

About July 7, 1933

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 2 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Cancer