On This Day

March 28, 1931 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anatoly Lein, Soviet-American chess player (Grandmaster 1968; World Chess Hall of Fame), born in Leningrad, Russia (d. 2018)

Deaths in Sport

  • Ban Johnson, American baseball executive, founder and President of the American League, dies after a long illness at 67