On This Day

April 21, 1996 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago Bulls win NBA record 72 games (72-8)
  • PGA Seniors' Championship Men’s Golf, PGA National GC: Hale Irwin beats Japan’s Isao Aoki by 2 strokes for his first of 4 Senior PGA Championships

Deaths in Sport

  • A H Kardar, cricketer (3 Tests for India & 23 for Pak 1946-58), dies
  • Jimmy "the Greek" Snyder, sportscaster, LV bookmaker (The NFL Today; fired for racist remarks), dies of a heart attack at 77