On This Day

April 19, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 1st ML baseball game in NJ, Dodgers beat Phils in Roosevelt Stadium

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sue Barker, British tennis player (French Open 1976), born in Paignton, England

Deaths in Sport

  • Lionel K P "Buster" Crabb, British diver (WWII), dies at 47