On This Day

April 4, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (#1 pick NHL Draft 1981; Calder Trophy 1982; Canada Cup 1987, 91; Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • Jack Del Rio, American football player, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings), born in Castro Valley, California

Deaths in Sport

  • Endzion Barelli, dies 2 days after winning a boxing match at 18