On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1934

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American doubles specialist Elizabeth Ryan wins her 12th Wimbledon doubles title as she and Simone Mathieu of France defend their crown 6-3, 6-3 vs Dorothy Andrus & Sylvie Henrotin

Tennis Player Elizabeth Ryan
Tennis Player
Elizabeth Ryan
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Home favourite Fred Perry beats Australian Jack Crawford 6-3, 6-0, 7-5 for the first of 3 straight Wimbledon titles

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Vermeulen, Flemish writer, dies at 73