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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1919

Cincinnati Reds are 10« games back in NL, and win World Series

Event
1919

Jack Dempsey KOs Jess Willard in Cuba for heavyweight championship

Event
1919

ADGB (Allgemeine Deutsche Gewerkschaftsbund) party forms

Event
1920

Leona Helmsley, (wife of Harry), real estate billionaire/tax cheat

Birth
1921

Gerard Debreu, France, economist (Nobel 1983)

Birth
1921

Tibor Varga, Hungarian violinist/orchestra leader (Ripley's Game)

Birth
1922

Ghulam Ahmed, cricketer (off-spinner in 22 Tests for India in 1950's)

Birth
1923

Florimond Fonteyne, Flemish priest/politician (Volkseeuw), dies at 67

Death
1923

Jack Dempsey beats Tommy Gibbon in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1924

Eva Marie Saint, Newark NJ, actress (On the Waterfront)

Birth
1925

45th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Rene Lacoste beats J Borotra (63 63 46 86)

Event
1925

Yanks Lefty Grove beats A's Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings

Event
1925

44 die when Dreyfus Hotel in Boston collapses

Event
1926

NSDAP-party forms in Weimar

Event
1926

Baronie soccer team forms in Breda Neth

Event
1926

Mary Stuart, Miami Fla, actress (Jo-Search for Tomorrow)

Birth
1927

Gina Lollobrigida, Subiaco Italy, actress (Trapeze, Falcon Crest)

Birth
1927

Ir Sukarno forms PNI (Perserikatan Nasional Indonesia) in Batavia

Event
1927

Neil Simon, Bronx, playwright (Odd Couple, Plaza Suite, Biloxi Blues)

Birth
1928

Paul de Wispelaere, Flemish writer/essayist/critic

Birth
1928

Sylvius G M "Boy" Rozendal, premier (Netherland's Antilles)

Birth
1928

Cathy Berberian, Armenia, US singer

Birth
1928

Lloyd Lambert, bassist

Birth
1928

Patrick Tilley, UK, sci-fi author (1st Family, Blood River)

Birth
1928

Stephen Boyd, [William Millar], Ire, actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)

Birth