On This Day

April 15, 1940 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 44th Boston Marathon won by Gérard Côté of Canada in 2:28:28.6; first of 4 wins in the event

Birthdays in Sport

  • Edy Hubacher, Swiss 4-man bobsled (Olympic gold 1972), born in Bern, Switzerland

Person of interestWillie Davis

Willie Davis, American MLB center fielder (LA Dodgers), born in Mineral Springs, Arkansas (d. 2010)

Baseball Player Willie Davis
Baseball Player
Willie Davis