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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1938

58th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Don Budge beats Henry Austin (61 60 63)

Event
1938

Chester Watson, West Indian cricket fast bowler (early 60s)

Birth
1938

Don Pavletich, baseball player

Birth
1939

Louis Davids [Simon David], cabaret performer/chorus performer, dies

Death
1939

Charles Hatcher, (Rep-D-GA, 1981- )

Birth
1939

Delaney Bramlett, Okla, rocker (Shindogs, Delaney and Bonnie)

Birth
1940

Jack Acker, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

Birth
1940

Australia refuses entry to Dutch Jewish refugees

Event
1940

Kenneth Clarke, British minister

Birth
1941

Joe Dimaggio on way to 56, ties Willie Keeler's 44 game hit streak

Event
1941

WNBT TV (W2XBS, Now WNBC) channel 4 in NYC (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1941

Bulova Watch Co pays $9 for 1st ever network TV commercial

Event
1941

1st coml TV licenses granted-W2XBS-WNBT (NBC) and WCBW (CBS), NYC

Event
1941

WCBW (now WCBS) TV channel 2 in NY, NY (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1941

John Gould, British composer/musical comic

Birth
1941

Rod Gilbert, Canada, NHL wing (NY Rangers)

Birth
1941

Sally Quinn, Georgia, CBS newscaster (Morning Show)

Birth
1941

Twyla Tharp, Portland Ind, choreographer (Twyla Tharp Dance Troupe)

Birth
1942

William Carney, (Rep-R-NY, 1979-86)

Birth
1942

Genevieve Bujold, Montr‚al, actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me, Coma)

Birth
1942

Karen Black, [Ziegler], Park Ridge Ill, (5 Easy Pieces, Pyx)

Birth
1942

German troops conquer Sebastopol

Event
1943

Henri Halberstadt, Dutch resistance fighter (census dir), executed

Death
1943

C Bakker, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death
1943

Koen Limperg, Dutch resistance fighter (census bureau), executed

Death