British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Ben Curtis becomes first debut winner since Tom Watson in 1975; in his first major appearance at #396 in world rankings beats runners-up Thomas Bjørn and Vijay Singh by 1 stroke
- France: Sixteen people are injured after two bombs explode outside a tax office in Nice.
- Nicolas Freeling, English writer (b. 1927)
Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 18 years, 2 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No