On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 2001

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Salem CC: Bruce Fleischer wins his lone major title by 1 stroke from Gil Morgan and Isao Aoki of Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Nicolay G. Basov, Soviet physicist who specialized in quantum electronics (laser, maser) and 1964 Nobel laureate, dies at 78