On This Day

What Happened on July 20, 1997

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: American Justin Leonard recovers from 5 strokes back after 3 rounds; wins by 3 from Darren Clarke and Jesper Parnevik

Famous Birthdays

  • Billi Bruno, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Clifford McWatt, West Indian cricket wicketkeeper (6 Tests, 10 dismissals), dies in a car crash at 75
  • Linda Stirling, college prof/B movie actress (Pretender), dies at 75
1997 Highlights

About July 20, 1997

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer