What Happened on July 6, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 65th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Dick Savitt beats Ken McGregor (6-4 6-4 6-4)
  • 80th British Golf Open: Max Faulkner shoots a 285 at Royal Portrush Golf Club

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestGeoffrey Rush

Geoffrey Rush, Australian actor (Shakespeare in Love, The King's Speech), born in Toowoomba, Queensland

Famous Deaths

  • Josef Huttel, composer, dies at 57