On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 2000

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

87th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Lytham & St. Annes: Tiger Woods beats Thomas Bjørn and Ernie Els by 8 shots to win his first Open title; becomes youngest player at 24 to win all 4 major titles

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods
Golfer Ernie Els
Ernie Els

Sport awardUS Women's Golf Open

US Open Women's Golf, Merit Club: Australian Karrie Webb wins by 5 strokes ahead of runners-up Cristie Kerr and Meg Mallon; third of Webb's 7 major titles

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon

2000 Highlights

About July 23, 2000

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 20 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Leo