On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1927

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, St. Andrews: American Bobby Jones retains title; wins wire-to-wire by 6 shots from Fred Robson & Aubrey Boomer

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police

Famous Birthdays

  • Ann Jellicoe, British theater director and playwright (Knack), born in Middlesborough
  • Carmen Zapata, American actress (Hagen, Viva Valdez, Man & the City), born in NYC, New York (d. 2014)