On This Day

April 19, 1943 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 47th Boston Marathon won by Gerard Cote of Canada in 2:28:25.8; his 2nd of 4 wins in the event

Birthdays in Sport

  • Robert Yates, American auto racing team owner and engine builder (Yates Racing, NASCAR), born in Charlotte, North Carolina (d. 2017)