On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: South African Gary Player wins his 3rd Open Championship, 4 strokes clear of runner-up Peter Oosterhuis of England

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Gary Player
  • India's 1st one-day international (v England, Headingley)

Famous Birthdays

  • Deborah Cox, Canadian R&B singer
  • Jarno Trulli, Italian race car driver
  • Jean Zhang, Miss Suriname 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick MS Blackett, British physicist (Nobel 1948), dies at 76