What Happened on July 19, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 110th British Golf Open: Bill Rogers shoots a 276 at Royal St George
  • 68th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Famous Birthdays

  • Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, Brazilian footballer
  • David Bernard, West Indian cricketer
  • Didz Hammond, bassist/backing vocalist (Dirty Pretty Things and The Cooper Temple Clause)
  • Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
  • Naomi Grabow, lake Arrowhead California, pairs skater (& Benjamin Oberman)

Famous Deaths

  • Louis Cheslock, composer, dies at 81
  • Roger Doucet, French Canadian tenor (b. 1919)