On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

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