What Happened on July 7, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

93rd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats R Tanner (67 61 36 63 64)

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • America Martin, model (Not macaroni & cheese, cheese & macaroni)
  • Anastasios Gousis, Greek sprinter
  • Carl Breeze, British racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • D P Conyngham, cricketer (one Test for South Africa), dies