What Happened on July 23, 1961

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author
  • Antoine Carr, NBA forward/center (Utah Jazz)
  • Martin Gore, rocker (Depeche Mode-Just Can't Get Enough)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Woody Harrelson, American actor (Woody Boyd in Cheers), born in Midland, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75