On This Day

April 3, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 130th Grand National: John Burke wins aboard Rag Trade; equal record 4th winner trained by Fred Rimell and 2nd winner owned by Pierre Raymond Bessone
  • Philadelphia Flyers win record tying 20th straight NHL home game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Keith Closs, American basketball center (LA Clippers), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Nicolas Escudé, French tennis player, coach (Davis Cup 2001), born in Chartres, France