On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Whistling Straits: Brad Bryant wins by 3 strokes from Ben Crenshaw

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer of Switzerland wins the singles title for 5th consecutive year; beats Spaniard Rafael Nadal 7-6, 4-6, 7-6, 2-6, 6-2

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal

Famous Deaths

  • Chandra Shekhar, Indian politician, 8th Prime Minister of India (1990-91), dies at 80
  • JindÅ™ich Feld, Czech composer (Concerto for Flute and Orchestra), dies at 82