On This Day

April 21, 1975 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Sport awardBoston Marathon

79th Boston Marathon: American Bill Rodgers wins men's section in race record 2:09:55; Liane Winter of West Germany women's champion in 2:42:24 (female world record)

Marathon Runner Bill Rodgers
Marathon Runner
Bill Rodgers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danyon Loader, New Zealand 200m and 400m swimmer (2 Olympic gold medals 1996), born in Dunedin, New Zealand