On This Day

What Happened on March 25, 1979

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • AIAW Women's Basketball Tournament, Old Dominion beat Louisiana Tech 75-65 in Greensboro

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova retains her WTA Tour Championship with a 6–3, 3–6, 6–2 win over American teenager Tracey Austin in NYC

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Major riot at Bourda prevents day's play in WSC Supertest

Sport awardPGA Players Championship

PGA Tournament Players Championship, Sawgrass CC: Lanny Wadkins wins in windy conditions, 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Tom Watson

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson

Famous Birthdays

  • Lee Pace, American actor
  • Natasha Yi, American supermodel

Famous Deaths

  • Anton Heiller, composer, dies at 55