On This Day

What Happened on June 16, 2008

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Torrey Pines GC: Tiger Woods wins his 3rd US Open and 14th major title, beating Rocco Mediate on the 1st hole of sudden-death, following a Monday 18-hole playoff

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods

Famous Deaths

  • Mario Rigoni Stern, Italian writer, World War II veteran and Nazi concentration camp survivor (b. 1921)
  • Tom Compernolle, Belgian athlete (b. 1975)