On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1987

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Angel Cordero Jr becomes 4th jockey to win 6,000 races

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Plainfield CC: England's Laura Davies won the first of her 4 major titles in an 18-hole Tuesday playoff over runners-up Ayako Okamoto and JoAnne Carner

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies

Famous Deaths

  • James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81