April 12, 1981 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

45th Masters Golf Tournament: Tom Watson wins, shooting a 280

Golfer Tom Watson
Golfer
Tom Watson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA American Defender/WRAL Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Donna Caponi
LPGA Golfer
Donna Caponi

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Vandborg, Danish cyclist
  • Nicol├ís Burdisso, Argentine footballer

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Joe Louis, [Brown bomber], US heavyweight boxing champion (1937-49), dies of cardiac arrest at 66

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis