On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1980

Historical Events

  • 67th Tour de France won by Joop Zoetemelk of Netherlands

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Tom Watson wins his 3rd of 5 Open titles, by 4 strokes from fellow American Lee Trevino

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

Famous Birthdays

  • Gisele B√ľndchen, Brazilian model
  • Mike Kennerty, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects) and record producer, born in Houston, Texas
1980 Highlights

About July 20, 1980

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Cancer