What Happened on August 2, 2009

Historical Events

Sports History

British Open Women's Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: Catriona Matthew wins her lone major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Karrie Webb; first Scot to win the title

World Record

Michael Phelps ends the World Swimming Championships in Rome with his 5th gold medal as part of the US 4x100m medley relay team that recorded the 43rd world record of the controversial meet

  • US Open Senior Men's Golf, Crooked Stick GC: Fred Funk wins by 6 strokes from Joey Sindelar with a tournament record score (-20)
2009 Highlights

About August 2, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - The Black Eyed Peas
  • UK #1 Song: I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas