On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Round Little of England beats American Helen Jacobs 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 for her first Wimbledon singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert McNeill Alexander, British zoologist (estimated speed of dinosaurs, born in Lisburn, Northern Ireland (d. 2016)
  • Vinko Globokar, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Doodles Tapscott, cricketer (South African batsman 1922-23), dies