Historical Events on August 17, 1969

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

51st PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 276 at NCR GC Dayton Ohio

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Southgate Ladies' Golf Open
  • Hurricane Camille strikes US coastline and kills 259 people (mainly in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana)
  • NY Jets beat NY Giants 37-14 in their 1st meeting (pre season)