On This Day

What Happened on June 25, 1926

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: American amateur Bobby Jones wins the first of his 3 Claret Jugs, 2 strokes clear of runner-up Al Watrous; 5th victory by an American in 6 years

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones

Famous Birthdays

  • Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian author and poet (Gott von Manhattan), born in Klagenfurt, Austria (d. 1973)

Famous Deaths

  • Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris