On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1999

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: Scotsman Paul Lawrie wins his only major title by 3 strokes in 4-hole aggregate playoff with Jean van de Velde & Justin Leonard; recovers from 10 shots behind after 3rd round for biggest comeback in major championship history; van de Velde famously triple-bogies last hole
  • New York Yankees' David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Miami Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson (56) weds longtime girlfriend Rhonda Rookmaaker (45) in the Florida Keys

NFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson
NFL Head Coach
Jimmy Johnson