On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1979

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

43rd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Fuzzy Zoeller wins his only Masters with a birdie on the 2nd hole of a playoff with Ed Sneed and Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson
  • A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) on Montenegro coast.
1979 Highlights

About April 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 9 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries