On This Day

April 1, 1990 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 9th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Stanford beats Auburn, 88-81; Cardinal point guard Jennifer Azzi MOP

Sport awardGolf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Betsy King wIns the second of her 3 DS events, 2 strokes ahead of Shirley Furlong and Kathy Postlewait

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King

Sport awardGolf Tournament

The Tradition Senior Men's Golf, GC at Desert Mountain: Jack Nicklaus wins his first start on the Senior PGA Tour by 4 strokes from Gary Player

Deaths in Sport

  • Russell Vis, American Greco-Roman wrestler (Olympic gold freestyle lightweight 1924), dies at 89