What Happened on July 9, 1977

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

106th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 268 at Turnberry Scotland

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson

Famous Birthdays

  • Ben McAdoo, American football coach (New York Giants, 2016-7), born in Homer City, Pennsylvania
  • Isaac Brock, American musician

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAlice Paul

Alice Paul, American suffragist (National Woman's Party), dies at 92

Suffragist Alice Paul
Alice Paul
  • Loren C Eiseley, US anthropologist/writer (Animal Secrets), dies at 69
  • Loren Eiseley, American anthropologist and natural science writer (The Unexpected Universe), dies at 69