Birthdays in Sport in April 1942

  • Apr 3 Michael Elliott, American skier (Olympics 1968), born in Durango, Colorado
  • Apr 3 Rick Sylvester, parachute ski jumper (world record 3,300')
  • Apr 5 Arthur Barrett, cricketer (WI leggie early 70's)
  • Apr 8 Douglas Trumbull, director (Silent Running, Brainstorm)
  • Apr 10 Ian Callaghan, English footballer
  • Apr 12 Carlos Reutemann, Argentine racing driver and politician
  • Apr 15 Walter Raphael Hazzard, basketball (Olympic gold 1964), born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Apr 16 Jim Lonborg, American baseball player
  • Apr 18 Jochen Rindt, German race car driver
  • Apr 18 Steve Blass, American professional baseball player
  • Apr 28 Mike Brearley, cricketer (outstanding England captain 1977-81)
  • Apr 29 Galina A Kulakova, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1972)