On This Day

April 2, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 131st Grand National: Tommy Stack wins aboard 9/1 Red Rum; record third GN victory (1973-74); Charlotte Brew first female to ride in the race
  • Montreal Canadiens rout the Washington Capitals, 11-0 at the Montreal Forum to set an NHL record of 34 straight home games without a loss

Birthdays in Sport

  • Per Elofsson, Swedish cross-country skier (World C'ship gold x 2 2001; 2003; Olympic bronze 10k + 10k classical 2002), born in Röbäck, Sweden
1977 in Sport