On This Day

April 21, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sport awardBoston Marathon

84th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers wins 3rd straight event and 4th overall title in 2:12:11; Jacqueline Gareau of Canada women's winner in 2:34:28; Rosie Ruiz disqualified for not running the entire course

Marathon Runner Bill Rodgers
Marathon Runner
Bill Rodgers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jeff Keppinger, American baseball player
  • Tony Romo, American football player
  • Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player
1980 in Sport