July 4, 1947 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • British Open Golf, Royal Liverpool: Irishman Fred Daly wins his only Open, 1 stroke ahead of Reg Horne and Frank Stranahan
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jack Kramer wins his only Wimbledon singles title beating fellow American Tom Brown 6-1, 6-3, 6-2
  • Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Margaret Osborne beats Doris Hart 6-2, 6-4 for her only Wimbledon singles title

Birthdays in Sport

  • Morganna Roberts, Baseball's kissing bandit, born in Louisville, Kentucky