Events in Sport in April 1979

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 8th 8th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Post
  • 10th J R Richard throws major league record 6 wild pitches in Astrodome
  • 15th 43rd Masters Golf Tournament: Fuzzy Zoeller wins, shooting a 280
  • 16th 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
  • 19th Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff
  • 22nd Jane Blalock wins LPGA Florida Lady Citrus Golf Tournament
  • 29th Jane Blalock wins LPGA Otey Crisman Golf Classic