On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1921

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: former local Jock Hutchison (resident in US) wins his only Open Championship by 9 strokes in a 36-hole playoff over amateur Roger Wethered
  • Charlie McCartney scores 300 in 205 mins Aust v Notts

Famous Birthdays

  • Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer, founder of National Ballet of Canada, born in London (d. 2007)
  • Peter Wishart, English composer, born in Crowborough, England (d. 1984)