April 16, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 83rd Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:09:27 and Joan Benoit of United States 1st woman in 2:35:15

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christijan Albers, Dutch Formula One driver, born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Sixto Peralta, Argentine footballer, born in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina