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Events in Sport

  • Apr 19 2nd Boston Marathon won by Ron McDonald of Mass in 2:42:00
  • Apr 21 Phillies' pitcher Bill Duggleby hits a grand slam on 1st at bat
  • Apr 22 Baltimore James Hughes no-hits Boston Braves 8-0
  • Apr 22 Cincinnati Red Theodore Breitenstein no-hits Pirates 11-0

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Apr 9 Curly Lambeau, First coach of the Green Bay Packers, born in Green Bay, Wisconsin (d. 1965)

NFL Head Coach Curly Lambeau
NFL Head Coach
Curly Lambeau
  • Apr 9 Paul Robeson, American singer (Old Man River), actor and civil rights activist, born in Princeton, New Jersey (d. 1976)
  • Apr 21 Steve Owen, NFL tackle, coach (NY Giants)
  • Apr 25 Fred Haney, baseball player (d. 1977)