Events in Sport in April 1979

  • Apr 1 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
  • Apr 7 Houston Astro Ken Forsch no-hits Atlanta Braves, 6-0

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Apr 7 Islander's Mike Bossy scores 4 goals against Flyers

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  • Apr 8 8th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post
  • Apr 10 J R Richard throws major league record 6 wild pitches in Astrodome
  • Apr 15 43rd Masters Golf Tournament: Fuzzy Zoeller wins, shooting a 280
  • Apr 16 83rd Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:09:27 and Joan Benoit of United States 1st woman in 2:35:15
  • Apr 19 Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff
  • Apr 22 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf Tournament
  • Apr 29 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Otey Crisman Golf Classic