On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1922

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st duck-billed platypus publicly exhibited in US, at NY Zoo

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Skokie CC: Gene Sarazen wins the first of his 7 major titles, 1 stroke ahead of runners-up John Black and 20-year-old amateur Bobby Jones

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Jef Houthuys, chairman Belgian labor union (ACV 1968-87)
  • Jeffrey Benson, CEO (600 group)
  • Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia, journalist/dissident