On This Day

April 10, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

25th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: South African Gary Player beats defending champion Arnold Palmer and amateur Charles Coe by 1 stroke to become first international champion; Monday finish because of rain

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Washington Senators play first game in franchise history with President John F. Kennedy in attendance; lose a 4-3 decision to the Chicago White Sox

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy