What Happened on July 23rd, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 118th British Golf Open: Mark Calcavecchia shoots a 275 at Royal Troon
  • 76th Tour de France won by Greg LeMond of USA
  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • FOX-TV tops ABC, NBC & CBS for 1st time (America's Most Wanted)
  • Winds gust to 85 MPH at Fort Smith, Arkansas

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Daniel Radcliffe, actor (Harry Pottter in the Harry Potter series of movies), born in London, England


Famous Deaths

  • Donald Barthelme, American author (b. 1931)