July 1999 in Sport

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

4th 106th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Lindsay Davenport beats Steffi Graf (6-4 7-5)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sport awardTennis Open

4th 113th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-3 6-4 7-5)

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi
  • 6th U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by fellow soldiers for his relationship with transgendered showgirl and former Navy combat medic, Calpernia Addams.
  • 11th 20th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Dave Eichelberger
  • 13th 70th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Fenway Park, Boston
  • 15th The inaugural game at the Seattle Mariners' Safeco Field was held in Seattle, Washington.
  • 18th 128th British Golf Open: at Carnoustie; Scot Paul Lawrie wins after play off
  • 18th New York Yankees' David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

25th 86th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

27th Tony Hawk is the first skateboarder to land a "900"

Skateboarder Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
Tony Hawk

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

4th Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

HeartWedding of Interest

17th Cricketer Glenn McGrath (29) weds flight attendant Jane Louise Steele

Cricketer Glenn McGrath
Cricketer
Glenn McGrath

HeartWedding of Interest

18th Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson

HeartWedding of Interest

31st NHL player Phil Esposito (57) weds Bridget Leigh

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito