On This Day

March 24, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

10 rebounds & 10 assists, as the Spartans cruise to a 101-67 by Penn Mich State's Earvin "Magic" Johnson registers triple-double 29 pts

NBA Legend Magic Johnson
NBA Legend
Magic Johnson
  • 1st appearance as Australian cricket captain for Kim Hughes

Birthdays in Sport

  • Graeme Swann, English cricketer
  • Norris Hopper, American baseball player
  • Periklis Iakovakis, Greek athlete