On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Jeong Jang of South Korea leads wire-to-wire to win her first LPGA event and lone major title, 4 strokes ahead of Sophie Gustafson
  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, NCR CC: Allen Doyle wins by 1 stroke ahead of Loren Roberts and D. A. Weibring for his 3rd Champions Tour major title

Famous Deaths

  • Wim Duisenberg, Dutch banker (b. 1935)