On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1961

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

75th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rod Laver of Australia beats American Chuck McKinley 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 for his 1st of 4 Wimbledon singles titles

Tennis Player Rod Laver
Tennis Player
Rod Laver
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley
  • James R Hoffa elected chairman of Teamsters