On This Day

June 23, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Cricket World Cup, Lord's, London: Man of the match Vivian Richards scores 138 no as defending champions the West Indies beat England by 92 runs; Joel Garner 5/38
  • West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup

Birthdays in Sport

  • LaDainian Tomlinson, American football player
1979 in Sport