What Happened on June 24, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland & steals his 1st base

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Craig Shergold, British internet folklore subject
  • Mindy Kaling, American actress and TV producer (The Office, The Mindy Project), born in Cambridge Massachusetts
  • Petra Němcová, Czechoslovakian-born model