On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1990

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Defending champion Betsy King wins consecutive titles, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan, the leader after each of first 3 rounds

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Famous Birthdays

  • Damian Lillard, American basketball player (Portland Trail Blazers), born in Oakland, Californai
  • Olly Alexander [Oliver Thornton], British actor, singer-songwriter (Years & Years), and LGBT activist, born in Harrogate, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alison Leggatt, British character actress (Day of Triffids, Cows), dies at 86
  • Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 73
  • Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall