On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Mark O'Meara wins his 2nd major championship of the year (Masters) and first Open title by 2 in a 4-hole aggregate playoff with fellow American Brian Watts

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Valo, baseball player (b. 1921)