April 1932 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 9 Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs sweep NY Rangers in 3 games
  • Apr 13 Kozakken Boys soccer team forms in Werkendam forms
  • Apr 19 36th Boston Marathon won by Paul de Bruyn of Germany in 2:33:36.4

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 2 Mahmood Hussain, Pakistani cricket swing bowler (68 wkts in 27 Tests)
  • Apr 4 Bapu Nadkarni, cricketer (economical Indian slow left-armer 1956-68)
  • Apr 10 Mae Heriwentha Faggs Starr, NJ, 4x100m runner (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Apr 16 Imre Polyak, Hungarian featherweight (Olympic gold 1964)
  • Apr 21 Angela Mortimer, English tennis player, Wimbledon)
  • Apr 23 Jim Fixx, jogger/writer (Jim Fixx on Running)
  • Apr 24 Vladimir Yengibaryan, Yerevan, Armenia, welterweight boxer (Olympic gold, 1956), (d. 2013)
  • Apr 25 Lia Manoliu, Romania, discus thrower (Olympic gold 1968)
  • Apr 25 Meadowlark Lemmon, basketball star (Harlem Globetrotters), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2015)
  • Apr 27 Charles Adkins, American light welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952)
  • Apr 27 Chuck Knox, NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks)

Weddings in Sport


HeartWedding of Interest

Apr 30 Cricketer Donald Bradman (23) weds Jessie Martha Menzies at St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood, Sydney

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 26 Bill Lockwood, cricketer (43 wickets in 12 Tests for England), dies