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

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

Deaths in Sport

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