April 1935 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 2 Mary Hirsch becomes 1st woman licensed as a horse trainer
  • Apr 3 Yasuo Ikenada runs world record marathon (2:26:44)
  • Apr 6 H Levitt sinks 499 basketball free throws, misses & sinks 371 more
  • Apr 8 2nd Masters Golf Tournament: Gene Sarazen wins, shooting a 282
  • Apr 9 Stanley Cup: Montreal Maroons sweep Toronto Maple Leafs in 3 games

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Apr 16 Babe Ruth's 1st NL game, for Boston Braves, included a HR

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • Apr 19 39th Boston Marathon won by John A Kelley of Mass in 2:32:07.4
  • Apr 26 Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years

Birthdays in Sport

  • Apr 1 John Murray, cricketer (Eng 1961-67, 1st wk called Murray to play Tests)
  • Apr 4 Easton McMorris, West Indian cricketer (WI batsman of 60's), born in St Andrew, Kingston, Jamaica
  • Apr 8 Donald Thompsett, cricket umpire
  • Apr 21 Robin Dixon, England, 2 man bobsled (Olympic gold 1960)

Weddings in Sport

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Apr 14 PGA golfer Ben Hogan (22) weds Valerie Fox in Cleburne, Texas

Golfer Ben Hogan
Ben Hogan