On This Day

Birthdays in Sport in April 1923

  • Apr 10 John Watkins, South African cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa
  • Apr 14 Roberto De Vicenzo, Argentine golfer (British Open 1967; US Masters 1968 runner-up),, born in Villa Ballester, Argentina (d. 2017)
  • Apr 17 Solly Hemus, American baseball player, born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2017)
  • Apr 24 Gus Bodnar, Canadian NHL center (NHL record 3 assists in 21 seconds 1952), born in Fort William, Ontario (d. 2005)
  • Apr 24 Jim Hardy, American NFL quarterback (LA Rams; Pro Bowl 1950), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • Apr 30 Alan Wharton, English cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13), born in Heywood, Lancashire, England (d. 1993)

About April 1923

How Old? 97 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Signs: Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19), Taurus (Apr 20 - May 20)