On This Day

July 9, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport


Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Muirfield: Jack Nicklaus beats Doug Sanders & Dave Thomas by 1 stroke to become only 4th in history to win all 4 majors


Weddings in Sport


LoveWedding of Interest

Major League Baseball pitcher Tom Seaver (21) weds Nancy Lynn McIntyre

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Deaths in Sport

  • Mule Suttles, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (5-time Negro Leagues All Star), dies of cancer at 65
1966 in Sport