On This Day

June 15, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Pleasant Valley CC: Shirley Englehorn wins her only major title; beats 1967 champion Kathy Whitworth by 4 strokes in an 18-hole playoff

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Birthdays in Sport

  • Amanda Cromwell, soccer midfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Janie Eickhoff Quigley, American cyclist, born in Long Beach, California
  • Zan Tabak, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)