On This Day

April 19, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Brendon Kuruppu scores 201* on Test Cricket debut (Sri Lanka v NZ)
  • Brewers score 5 runs in 9th to win 6-4 & record 12th straight AL win
  • LA Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joe Hart, English football goalkeeper (England national team), born in Shrewsbury, England

Person of interestMaria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Nyagan, Russia

Tennis Player Maria Sharapova
Tennis Player
Maria Sharapova