July 22, 1979 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 66th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France

Birthdays in Sport

  • Lucas Luhr, German racing driver
  • Yadel Martí, Cuban baseball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (Budapest Honvéd), dies at 49
  • Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American heavyweight boxer and actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69