Events in Sport for May 1979

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2nd - -May 10] Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) begins nonstop ride, cycling 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka
4th - Jackie Mercer wins her 4th golf title 31 years after her 1st
5th - 105th Kentucky Derby: Ron Franklin on Spectacular Bid wins in 2:02.4
6th - Fred Markham set a bicycle speed record of 818 kph over 200 m
6th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Women's International Golf Tournament
7th - Gary Roenicke hits into Orioles 13th triple play (Oakland)
10th - John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros
12th - Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak on clay comes to an end
13th - Sandra Post wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament
16th - NL approves Astros sales from Ford Motors to John J McMullen for $19M
17th - Phillies beat Cubs, 23-22, on 50 hits with 11 HRs
19th - 105th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2
20th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic
21st - Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat NY Rangers, 4 games to 1
23rd - 1st edition of "Wisden Cricket Monthly"
23rd - Borussia M├Ânchengladbach wins 8th UEFA Cup at D├╝sseldorf
24th - Billy Martin issues a public apology to Reno sportswriter Ray Hagar
27th - Penny Pulz wins LPGA Corning Golf Classic
27th - Indianapolis 500: Rick Mears wins in 3:08:47.950 (255.723 km/h)


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