On This Day

April 7, 1997 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 150th Grand National: Tony Dobbin aboard New Zealand bred Lord Gyllene wins at 14/1 by 25 lengths; race postponed 2 days because of IRA bomb threat

Deaths in Sport

  • Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player, dies at 73
  • Sam Parks Jr., American golfer (US Open 1935), dies at 87