On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1998

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

  • Antoine Tisne, French composer, dies at 65
  • Elmer Valo, baseball player (b. 1921)
1998 Highlights

About July 19, 1998

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 23 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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