August 17, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

51st PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 276 at NCR GC Dayton Ohio

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Carol Mann wins LPGA Southgate Ladies' Golf Open
  • NY Jets beat NY Giants 37-14 in their 1st meeting (pre season)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christian Laettner, NBA forward/center (Atlanta Hawks, Olympic gold 1992)
  • Ed Cunningham, NFL center (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Maria Strandlund, Akersberga Sweden, tennis star (1987 Futures NOR)