On This Day

April 1909 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Apr 19 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud in 2:53:36.8

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 5 Gerald Bond, South African cricketer (one Test South Africa v England 1938, 0 & 0-16), born in Cape Town (d. 1965)
  • Apr 6 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
  • Apr 16 Bep Bakhuys, Dutch soccer striker (23 caps, 28 goals; Metz), born in Pekalongan, Indonesia (d. 1982)
  • Apr 26 Dick Howorth, English cricket all-rounder (5 Tests, 19 wickets; Worcestershire), born in Bacup, Lancashire, England (d. 1980)