On This Day

What Happened on July 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • South Africa's largest labour federation, the Congress of South African Trade Unions, holds its third annual congress and intensifies its campaign against apartheid

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Indianwood G & CC: Betsy King wins the first of her 2 consecutive titles, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Famous Birthdays

  • Gareth Bale, Welsh soccer winger (Tottenham, Real Madrid, Wales), born in Cardiff, Wales

Famous Deaths

  • Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 81