On This Day

July 21, 1985 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 72nd Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France

Sport awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal St George's GC: Scotsman Sandy Lyle wins his only Open title by 1 stroke from runner-up Payne Stewart; last time event features double cut (after 36 and 54 holes), introduced in 1968

Birthdays in Sport

  • Von Wafer, American basketball player, born in Homer, Louisiana
1985 in Sport