1936: Historic moments from the last time a British male won Wimbledon

77 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II turned 10

Fred Perry
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Great Britain is feting its favorite son, Andy Murray of Scotland, for putting an end to the country's 77-year title drought in the men's Wimbledon championships. To put those decades in context, here is a rundown of other key milestones from 1936, the last time a Briton won the coveted tennis title.

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