What Happened on July 12, 1969

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 98th British Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 280 at Royal Lytham
  • As the 'marching season' reaches its height there is serious rioting in Derry, Belfast and Dungiven; many familles in Belfast are forced to move from their homes

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
  • Jesse Pintado, American guitarist (Napalm Death) (d. 2006)
  • Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)