On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1938

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC,: Englishman Reg Whitcombe wins his only major title by 2 strokes from Jimmy Adams of Scotland in treacherous, windy conditions
  • Would be start of England v Australia Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout

Famous Birthdays

  • Marian Ackerman, women's rights advocacy administrator