On This Day

April 16, 1928 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Sport awardBoston Marathon

32nd Boston Marathon won by Clarence DeMar in 2:37:07.8; back-to-back wins for his 6th race title

Marathon Runner Clarence DeMar
Marathon Runner
Clarence DeMar

Birthdays in Sport

  • Night Train Lane [Richard Lane], American NFL defensive back (Rams, Cards, Lions), born in Austin, Texas (d. 2002)