April 19th, 1956 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium
  • 60th Boston Marathon won by Antti Viskari of Finland in 2:14:14

Birthdays in Sport

  • Lori West, LPGA golfer (1994 State Farm-5th), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Sue Barker, English tennis star

Deaths in Sport

  • Lionel K P "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WW II), dies at 47