On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

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
  • Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY
  • Sharmell Sullivan (Gary Indiana), 20, crowned 23rd Miss Black America

Famous Deaths

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