What Happened on July 6, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors wins his first of 2 Wimbledon singles titles beating Ken Rosewall of Australia 6-1, 6-1, 6-4

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ken Rosewall
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ken Rosewall

Famous Birthdays

  • Steve Sullivan, Timmins, NHL center (NJ Devils)
  • Zé Roberto, Brazilian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Isamitt, Chilean composer, dies at 87