What Happened on July 3, 1936

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Lester, British barrister and Member of the House of Lords
  • Eric Russell, English cricket batsman (10 Tests, 2 x 50, HS 70; Middlesex CCC, Berkshire CCC), born in Dumbarton, Scotland
  • Leo Wilden, German soccer defender (15 caps West Germany; 1. FC Köln, Bayer Leverkusen), born in Düren, Germany (d. 2022)
1936 Highlights

About July 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 3 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

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