What Happened on July 16, 1989

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

44th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy King

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

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