On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 2014

Historical Events

  • British Open Women's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: American Mo Martin wins her first major title, 1 shot ahead of runners-up Shanshan Feng and Suzann Pettersen

Sport awardFootball Awards

FIFA World Cup Awards: Lionel Messi (golden ball), James Rodriguez (golden boot) and Manuel Neuer (Golden gloves)

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Sport awardFIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup Final, Maracanã Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Mario Götze scores an extra time winner as Germany beats Argentina, 1-0

Football Star Thomas Müller
Football Star
Thomas Müller
  • US Senior Open Men's Golf, Oak Tree National: Scotsman Colin Montgomerie wins by 1 stroke after a 3-hole playoff with Gene Sauers

Famous Deaths

  • Lorin Maazel, American conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1972-82; Orchestre National de France, 1977-91; NY Philharmonic 2001-09), dies at 84
  • Nadine Gordimer, South African author & Nobel laureate, dies at 90
  • Thomas Berger, American novelist, dies at 89
2014 Highlights

About July 13, 2014

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 7 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Cancer