April 1920 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 1 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Seattle (PCHA), 3 games to 2
  • Apr 8 LONGA soccer team forms in Tilburg
  • Apr 17 American Professional Football Association forms (NFL)
  • Apr 19 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
  • Apr 20 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium
  • Apr 20 Phillies manager Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 8 Erik Pausin, Austrian figure skating pairs (Olympic silver 1936)
  • Apr 9 Alexander Moulton, English engineer and bicycle designer (folding bicycle), born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England (d. 2012)
  • Apr 9 F Don Miller, Boxing coach (Olympic-1956), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Apr 21 Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (d. 1991)
  • Apr 30 Duncan Hamilton, driver