What Happened on July 29, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St. George's CC: Amy Alcott wins by 3 from Nancy Lopez for her first major title

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Karim Essediri, Tunisian footballer
  • Ronald Murray, American basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Todman, American television producer (b. 1916)
  • Herbert Marcuse, German-American communist philosopher (Eros & Civilization), dies at 81