What Happened on July 8, 1967

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

74th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Anne Jones (63 64)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Helen Weston of Detroit rolls a record 4,585 in 24 games

Famous Birthdays

  • Jordan Chan, Hong Kong actor and singer

Famous Deaths

  • Fatima Jinnah, Pakistani political figure (b. 1893)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Vivien Leigh, English actress (Gone with the Wind & A Streetcar Named Desire), dies of tuberculosis at 53

Actress Vivien Leigh
Vivien Leigh