On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

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