On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1991

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Gypsy" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 105 performances
  • 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
  • Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Dennis Martínez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez

Sport awardFederation Cup

Federation Cup Women's Tennis, Nottingham, England: Spain wins first title with 2-1 victory over US; Conchita Martínez & Arantxa Sánchez Vicario clinch final 3-6, 6-1, 6-1 against Gigi Fernández & Zina Garrison-Jackson

Tennis Player Zina Garrison
Tennis Player
Zina Garrison
  • Tour de France: Spanish rider Miguel Induráin beats Gianni Bugno of Italy by 3' 36" for 1st of 5 consecutive Tour wins; Djamolidine Abdoujaparov points winner

Sport awardUS Senior Golf Open

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Oakland Hills CC: Jack Nicklaus matches course record of 65 to beat Chi Chi Rodriguez by 4 strokes in an 18-hole Monday playoff


Famous Deaths

  • Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45