What Happened on July 16, 2017

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • BBC announces first ever female Doctor Who will be played by Jodie Whittaker
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Caves Valley GC: Scott McCarron wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from Brandt Jobe and Germany's Bernhard Langer
  • US Open Women's Golf, Trump National GC: Park Sung-hyun wins by 2 shots from fellow South Korean Choi Hye-jin

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Roger Federer beats Marin Čilić 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 for a record 8th Wimbledon men's title

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

Famous Deaths


Person of interestGeorge A. Romero

George A. Romero, American Canadian filmmaker "Father of the Zombie Film" (Night of the Living Dead), dies at 77