On This Day

April 3, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 125th Grand National: John Cook aboard 28/1 chance Specify wins a close finish between the leading 5 in the final furlong

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anthony McClanahan, American football linebacker (Calgary Stampeders), born in Bakersfield, California
  • Peter Schwab, American rower (Olympics 1996), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Picabo Street, American skier (Olympic gold 1994), born in Triumph, Idaho
  • Quilvio Veras, Major League Baseball second baseman, born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic