On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1928

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Olympia Fields CC: Johnny Farrell defeats amateur Bobby Jones by 1 stroke in a 36-hole playoff to win his only major title

Golfer Bobby Jones
Bobby Jones
  • With declining business, the Great Gorge and International Railway begins using one-person crews on trolley operations in Canada