On This Day

April 3, 1993 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 147th Grand National: race declared void, after 30 of 39 runners carried on racing despite a false start; bookmakers forced to refund estimated £75 million in bets staked

Deaths in Sport

  • Klaas Schenk, Dutch speed skater and coach (coach 1952, 56, 60 Winter Olympics; father of triple gold medallist Ard), dies at 86