Historical Events on July 2, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Amelia Earhart and Fred Noonan disappear flying over the Pacific Ocean en route to Howland Island. Noonan is declared dead the following year, and Earhart is declared the year after (1939)

  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Don Budge beats Germany's Gottfried von Cramm 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 for first of back-to-back titles
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothy Round of England beats Poland's Jadwiga JÄ™drzejowska 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 for her second Wimbledon title