What Happened on July 8, 1933

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardGolf Major

British Open Golf, St Andrews: Denny Shute beats fellow American Craig Wood by 5 strokes in a 36-hole Saturday playoff to win his only Open title

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Denny Shute
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Denny Shute
  • Public Works Administration becomes effective

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Hope, British author (b. 1863)