On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1991

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian 1-2 with Ian Baker-Finch winning his only major championship, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Mike Harwood

Hall of Fame

Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder Rod Carew
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder
Rod Carew
  • Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969)
  • Theodore Wilson, dies at 47
1991 Highlights

About July 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 30 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer