On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1960

Historical Events

  • "Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 performances

Sport awardWimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Defending champion Maria Bueno of Brazil beats South African Sandra Reynolds 8–6, 6–0

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno

Famous Birthdays

  • Julia Montgomery, American actress (One Life to Live, Revenge of the Nerds), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Terry Rossio, American screenwriter
1960 Highlights

About July 2, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 60 years, 3 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Cancer