On This Day

April 1894 in Sports History

Events in Sport

World Record

Apr 24 French cyclist Henri Desgrange rides 100km in a world record time of 2:39:18

  • Apr 24 Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Bkln Dodgers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 12 Fred Barratt, English cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 5 wickets; Nottinghamshire), born in Annesley, England (d. 1947)