What Happened on July 17th, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

134th British Golf Open: Tiger Woods shoots a 274 at St Andrews to win his 10th major and becomes only the second golfer, after Jack Nicklaus, to win each major more than once

Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods

Sport awardSports Awards

13th ESPY Awards: Lance Armstrong, Annika Sorenstam win

Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor
Lance Armstrong

Famous Weddings

  • Actor Ethan Embry (27) weds actress Sunny Mabrey (29)

Famous Deaths

  • Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)
  • Gavin Lambert, British-born screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-born actress (b. 1913)
  • Joe Vialls, Australian writer (b. 1944)
  • Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (b. 1927)