On This Day

April 7, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Dismissal of Curt Flood's suit against baseball is upheld by

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mark Thompson, Russellville KY, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
  • Stephen Brimacombe, Australian 100m/200m (Olympics 1996)
  • Victor Kraatz, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th), born in Berlin, West Germany

Deaths in Sport

  • Charles F Pahud de Mortanges, (Olympic gold 1928, 32), dies at 74