What Happened on July 3, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Vic Seixas wins his only Wimbledon singles title with a 9-7, 6-3, 6-4 over Dane Kurt Nielsen

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas
Tennis Player Kurt Nielsen
Tennis Player
Kurt Nielsen
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Maureen Connolly wins 2nd leg of her Grand Slam beating fellow American Doris Hart 8-6, 7-5

Famous Birthdays

  • Alynne Beth Amkraut, entertainer, born in Amityville, New York
  • Frank Tanana, baseball pitcher (California Angels)