On This Day

April 20, 1908 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey in 2:25:43.2
  • Opening day of competition of the New South Wales Rugby League.

Deaths in Sport

  • Henry Chadwick, English-American baseball pioneer, developed 1st rule book, dies at 85
1908 in Sport