On This Day

April 1882 in Sports History

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 1 Paul Anspach, Belgian fencer (Olympic gold individual epée, team epée 1912), born in Burcht, Belgium (d. 1981)
  • Apr 5 Don Blackie, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner 1928-29), born in Bendigo, Australia (d. 1955)
  • Apr 7 Bert Ironmonger, Australian cricket spin bowler (14 Tests; 74 wickets @ 17.97; Queensland, Victoria), born in Pine Mountain, Australia (d. 1971)
  • Apr 25 Fred McLeod, Scottish golfer (US Open 1908), born in North Berwick, Scotland (d. 1976)