Daily Almanac for Monday, July 5, 2021

On this date in 1975, the late, great Arthur Ashe became the first African American to win the British Tennis title by defeating Jimmy Connors at Wimbledon. Here is Arthur Ashe at the 1975 World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. By Bogaerts, Rob Anefo – Nationaal Archief Fotocollectie Anefo Item number 927-7839, CC BY-SA 3.0 nl, https commons.wikimedia.org

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