What Happened on July 12, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bob Taylor catches 7 in an innings, Derbyshire v Yorkshire

Sport awardGolf Major

British Open Golf, Carnoustie: American Tom Watson wins 18-hole playoff by 1 stroke over Jack Newton of Australia; first of 8 major titles; first of 5 Open Championships

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson
  • Sao Tomé e Príncipe gains independence from Portugal (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • Cheyenne Jackson, American actor and singer