April 1915 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 5 Jess Willard KOs Jack Johnson in 26 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Apr 19 19th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Édouard Fabre in 2:31:41.2
  • Apr 22 NY Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 11 Pat Hanlon, British cyclist, born in Newport, Cardiganshire (d. 1997)
  • Apr 19 Harry Craft, American MLB baseball player and manager, born in Ellisville, Mississippi (d. 1995)

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 3 Andrew Stoddart, English cricketer (England captain) and ruby union player, commits suicide by firearm at 52