What Happened on July 18, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British Open Golf, Turnberry: Australian Greg Norman wins his first major championship at even-par, 5 strokes clear of runner-up Gordon J. Brand

Golfer Greg Norman
Greg Norman
  • Royals announce that manager Dick Howser, 50, has a brain tumor
  • Videotapes released showing Titanic's sunken remains

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Rous, British soccer official, 6th President of FIFA (1961-74) dies at 91