On This Day

April 8, 1943 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1943 NFL Draft: Frank Sinkwich from University of Georgia first pick by Detroit Lions
  • Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: Detroit Red Wings beat Boston Bruins, 2-0 for a 4-0 series sweep and their 3rd SC Championship

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carol Lavell, American equestrian dressage (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Newport, Rhode Island

Deaths in Sport

1943 in Sport