What Happened on July 3, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Wonderful Town" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 559 performances
  • US Open Women's Golf, Salem CC: Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins by a record 12 strokes from Betty Hicks in her comeback event 14 months after radical colon cancer surgery

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Skinner, LPGA golfer

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)