What Happened on July 3, 1981

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NYC transit fare rises from 60 cents to 75 cents, new brass Y-cut-out token

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Hana Mandlíková 6-2, 6-2 for her third and final Wimbledon singles title

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

Famous Deaths

  • Ross Martin [Martin Rosenblatt], Polish-American actor (Mr Lucky, The Wild Wild West), dies of a heart attack at 61