On This Day

April 1877 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Apr 6 British Open Men's Golf, Musselburgh Links: Jamie Anderson wins his first of 3 consecutive Championships; beats fellow Scot Bob Pringle by 2 shots
  • Apr 12 Catcher's mask 1st used in a baseball game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 6 Ted Ray, British golfer (British Open 1912, US Open 1920), born in Jersey (d. 1943)