On This Day

July 12, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • British Open Golf, Royal Lytham & St Annes GC: Tony Jacklin wins the first of his 2 major titles, 2 strokes ahead of Bob Charles of New Zealand; first Briton to win The Open since 1951

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alan Mullally, cricketer (England left-arm pace bowler 1996)
  • Sabine Hack, Ulm Germany, tennis star (1995 Jakarta)