On This Day

July 24, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • PGA Championship Men's Golf, Firestone CC: Al Geiberger wins his only major title by 4 shots from Dudley Wysong

Birthdays in Sport

  • Martin Keown, English soccer defender (43 caps; Arsenal, Aston Villa), born in Oxford, Oxfordshire

Deaths in Sport

  • Tony Lema, American golfer (British Open 1964), dies in a plane crash at 32