What Happened on July 9, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • British Open Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian Peter Thomson Peter Thomson wins his 5th Claret Jug, 2 strokes clear of runners-up Brian Huggett and Christy O'Connor Snr
  • John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes
  • Senators Frank Howard ties record with 7 strikeouts in DH

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Hess Jr, horse trainer
  • David O'Hara, Irish-Scottish actor
  • Frank Bello, American heavy metal musician (Anthrax)
  • Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (d. 2006)