What Happened on July 8, 1939

Historical Events

Wimbledon 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

Famous Deaths

  • Havelock Ellis, English physician and social reformer who studied sexual behaviour (Man & Woman), dies at 80
1939 Highlights

About July 8, 1939

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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