On This Day

April 13, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

44th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 23 year old Spaniard Seve Ballesteros wins his first Masters, 4 strokes ahead of Jack Newton and Gibby Gilbert

Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner
Seve Ballesteros
  • US and its allies boycott the Summer Olympics in Moscow in protest against Russia's invasion of Afghanistan

Birthdays in Sport

  • Quentin Richardson, American basketball player, born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Sport

  • Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956)