What Happened on July 26, 1981

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 2 climbers fall 550 m down cliff near Angel Falls, Venezuela

Sport awardGolf Major

36th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • New York Mayor Ed Koch is given the Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant

Famous Birthdays

  • Abe Forsythe, Australian actor and director (Down Under), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Lybbert, composer, dies at 58