July 19, 1981 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 68th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
  • British Open Golf, Royal St George's GC: American Bill Rogers wins his only major title, 4 strokes ahead of runner-up Bernhard Langer of Germany

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anderson Luiz de Carvalho, Brazilian footballer
  • David Bernard, West Indian cricketer
  • Jimmy Gobble, American baseball player
  • Naomi Grabow, lake Arrowhead California, pairs skater (& Benjamin Oberman)