On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Jack Nicklaus beats Doug Sanders & Dave Thomas by 1 stroke to become only 4th in history to win all 4 majors


Famous Birthdays

  • Pamela Adlon, American voice actress

Famous Weddings

  • Major League Baseball pitcher Tom Seaver (21) weds Nancy Lynn McIntyre

Famous Deaths

  • Mule Suttles, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (5-time Negro Leagues All Star), dies of cancer at 65