On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1939

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Alice Marble wins her only Wimbledon singles title beating Kay Stammers of England 6-2, 6-0

Tennis Champion Alice Marble
Tennis Champion
Alice Marble

Famous Deaths

  • [Henry] Havelock Ellis, English sexologist (Man & Woman), dies at 80
1939 Highlights

About July 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 81 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer