On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bill Hartack becomes 8th jockey to win 3,000 American thoroughbred races
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: American Karen Susman beats Věra Suková of Czechoslovakia 6-4, 6-4 for her only Grand Slam singles title

Famous Birthdays

  • Clive "Doctor" Jackson, British rocker (Dr & Medics-Laughing at Pieces), born in Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Shawn Paddock, American rocker (Red Rockers)