August 30, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ian Botham makes 1000 runs/100 wkts in Tests in his 21st match

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Kathy Horvath (14y5d) is youngest to play in US Tennis Open, she loses

Sport awardTennis Open

Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Năstase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Năstase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Birthdays in Sport

  • Juan Ignacio Chela, Argentine tennis player