On This Day

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 cricketer (England opening batsman early 60s), born in Dumbarton, Scotland
1936 Highlights

About July 3, 1936

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 84 years, 11 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer