On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1964

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-Australian final Roy Emerson beats Fred Stolle 6-4, 12-10, 4-6, 6-3; Emerson's 1st of 2 straight Wimbledon titles

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson

Famous Birthdays

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  • Joanne Harris, British author (Chocolat), born in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England
  • Warren Newson, American MLB outfielder (Texas Rangers), born in Newnan, Georgia
  • Yeardley Smith, French-born American actress (Lisa Simpson-The Simpsons), born in Paris