On this day: July 7

Posted: 1:26 PM EDT Jul 09, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jul 07, 2015

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

OTD July 7 - Andy Murray
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2013: Andy Murray wins the Wimbledon men's singles title, becoming the first British man to do so since Fred Perry 77 years before. His victory over Novak Djokovic came a year after falling to Roger Federer in the 2012 Wimbledon final.

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