What Happened on July 17, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

112th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 275 at Royal Birkdale

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson
  • 1st USFL championship (Mich Panthers beats Philadelphia Stars 24-22)

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Lind, American baseball player
  • Brooke Kinsella, British actress (Eastenders), born in London
  • Ryan Guettler, Australian professional BMX rider, born in Beenleigh, Australia
  • Sarah Jones, American actress