On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert dominates Wendy Turnbull of Australia 6-2, 6-0 for her 3rd French singles crown

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship Women's Golf, Jack Nicklaus GC: Donna Caponi Young wins 3rd major; beats Jerilyn Britz by 3 strokes

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Brice, American country singer and songwriter (Love Like Crazy, Hard to Love), born in Sumter, South Carolina