April 8, 1943 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1943 NFL Draft: Frank Sinkwich from University of Georgia first pick by Detroit Lions
  • Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carol Lavell, Fairfax Vt, equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • J P Kavanaugh, racehorse trainer

Deaths in Sport

  • Richard Sears, 1st to win US amateur national tennis match, dies at 81