On This Day

What Happened on September 16, 1869

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Prestwick GC: At just 18 years of age, Tom Morris Jr. retains his title; beats fellow Scot Bob Kirk by 11 strokes
  • Golf's 1st recorded hole-in-one by Tom Morris at Prestwick's 8th hole, Scotland
1869 Highlights

About September 16, 1869

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 152 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo