What Happened on July 2, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Bj√∂rn Borg beats American Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 for the second of 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles

Famous Deaths

  • Vladimir Nabokov, Russian-American novelist (Lolita, Ada), dies at 78