July 21, 1996 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 83rd Tour de France won by Bjarne Riis of Denmark
  • British Open Golf, Royal Lytham & St. Annes: American Tom Lehman wins his only major championship by 2 strokes from Mark McCumber and Ernie Els; first American to win at Lytham since Bobby Jones 70 years earlier
  • Wayne Gretzky signs a 2 year deal with NY Rangers