What Happened on July 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 34th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Jerilyn Britz
  • Morarji Desai resigns as premier of India

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Frei, Swiss footballer
  • Laura Benanti, American musical theatre actress

Famous Deaths

  • Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico (b. 1911)