On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1958

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Ashley Cooper wins his only Wimbledon singles title beating Neale Fraser 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 13-11

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper

Famous Birthdays

  • Kirk Pengilly, Australian rocker (Inxs-Kiss the Dirt), born in Sydney, New South Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Adolf Herckenrath, Flemish playwright/poet (Avondvlam), dies at 79