April 1999 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Apr 10 152nd Grand National: Paul Carberry aboard Bobbyjo wins
  • Apr 11 63rd Masters Golf Tournament: José María Olazábal wins, shooting a 280
  • Apr 17 1999 NFL Draft: Tim Couch from University of Kentucky first pick by Cleveland Browns

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 18 Wayne Gretzky plays his last game in the NHL, as his New York Rangers lose 2-1 to the Pittsburgh Penguins

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Wayne Gretzky
  • Apr 19 103rd Boston Marathon: Joseph Chebet of Kenya 1st man in 2:09:52 and Fatuma Roba of Ethiopia 1st woman in 2:23:25

Deaths in Sport

  • Apr 4 Early Wynn, American baseball player (b. 1920)
  • Apr 25 Lord Killanin, Irish International Olympic Committee president (b. 1914)
  • Apr 28 Alf Ramsey, English football manager (b. 1920)