On This Day

March 26, 1940 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Braulio Baeza, American jockey, 1st Latin American to win Kentucky Derby (National Horse Racing Hall of Fame), born in Panama City

Deaths in Sport

  • Spyridon Louis, Greek distance runner (winner first modern Olympics marathon 1896), dies at 67
1940 in Sport