On This Day

June 19, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

In NYC 36,211 show up to witness return of Billy Martin as manager of the New York Yankees

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin

Birthdays in Sport

  • John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
  • Quentin Jammer, American football player
1979 in Sport