On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 2009

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardSports Awards

17th ESPY Awards: Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin wins

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Turnberry: American Stewart Cink wins his only major championship by 6 strokes in a 4-hole playoff with 5-time champion Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • The Wesley Impact: black spot the size of Earth discovered on Jupiter after unknown object crashed onto the planet

Famous Deaths

  • Frank McCourt, Irish-American author. (b. 1930)
  • Henry Surtees, British racing driver. (b. 1991)