On This Day

What Happened on July 17, 1939

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Pomonok CC: 1938 Masters champion Henry Picard wins his 2nd major title defeating Byron Nelson with a birdie at the 37th hole

Golfer Byron Nelson
Byron Nelson

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©e Champagne, French Canadian actress and politician, born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • Spencer Davis [Davies], English guitarist (Spencer Davis Group), born in Swansea, Wales
  • Warwick Hutton, artist