What Happened on July 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Home favourite Fred Perry beats Gottfried von Cramm of Germany 6-1, 6-1, 6-0 for his third straight Wimbledon singles title
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Helen Jacobs wins her only Wimbledon title beating Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Lester, CEO (Runnymede Trust)
  • Eric Russell, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s)