On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 2007

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, Carnoustie: Irishman Pádraig Harrington beats Sergio García of Spain by 1 in a 4-hole aggregate playoff to claim his first major championship; first Irishman to win the Open in 60 years

Famous Weddings

  • Muhammad Ali's daughter Laila Ali (30) weds former NFL player Curtis Conway (36) in Marina del Rey, California

Famous Deaths

  • Jarrod Cunningham New Zealand rugby player (b. 1968)
  • Laszlo Kovacs, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)
  • Mike Coolbaugh former baseball player and coach (b.1972)
  • Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (b. 1906)
  • Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953)