On This Day

April 4, 1938 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 5th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Henry Picard wins his only Masters, 2 strokes ahead of runners-up Harry Cooper and Ralph Guldahl

Birthdays in Sport

  • A. Bartlett Giamatti, American executive (MLB Commissioner 1989; President Yale University 1978-86), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1989)

Deaths in Sport

  • Cyril Christiani, cricket wicket keep (WI 1935), dies of malaria at 24