What Happened on July 9, 1937

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 72nd British Golf Open: Henry Cotton shoots a 290 at Carnoustie Golf Links

Famous Birthdays

  • Clemon Daniels, AFL player of year 1963, halfback (Oak, Dallas SF)
  • David Hockney, Bradford England, artist (Pop Art)
  • Marty Springstead, American Major League baseball umpire and umpire supervisor, born in Nyack, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Oliver Law, first African-American commander of U.S. troops (b. 1899)