April 1907 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 11 NY Giant Roger Bresnahan becomes 1st catcher to wear shin guards
  • Apr 19 11th Boston Marathon won by Tom Longboat of Canada in 2:24:24

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 2 Luke Appling, American football player, born in High Point, North Carolina (d. 1991)
  • Apr 10 Pete Desjardins, American platform and springboard diver (Olympic gold 1928), born in St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba (d. 1985)
  • Apr 15 Gerald Abrahams, author (Teach Yourself Chess), born in Liverpool, England
  • Apr 20 Miran Bakhsh, Pakistani cricketer (his one season of Test & 1st-class play 1954-55), born in Rawalpindi, British India (d. 1991)