April 1922 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 18 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
  • Apr 19 26th Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar of Mass in 2:18:10
  • Apr 29 1st official International Weightlifting Federation Champ in Tallinn, Estonia
  • Apr 30 Chicago White Sox Charles Robertson perfect games Detroit Tigers, 2-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 5 Tom Finney, English football player (Preston North End), born in Preston, Lancashire (d. 2014)
  • Apr 21 Allan Watkins, cricketer, England batsman late 40s early 50s)
  • Apr 29 George Allen, football coach (LA Rams, Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 29 Helmut Krackowizer, Austrian motorcyclist (d. 2001)
  • Apr 30 Anton Murray, cricketer (South African batsman in 10 Tests 1951-55)