What Happened on July 7, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 1st Farnborough airshow held
  • British Open Golf, Royal Troon: Bobby Locke of South Africa retains title by 2 strokes from Roberto De Vicenzo of Argentina
  • Korean War: UN Security Council establishes the United Nations Command to combat North Korean forces
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Budge Patty wins his lone Wimbledon singles title over 6-1, 8-10, 6-2, 6-3 over Australian Frank Sedgman
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Louise Brough beats fellow American Margaret duPont 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 for her 3rd straight Wimbledon singles title