On This Day

April 1, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • All England Lawn Tennis Club cancels Wimbledon for the first time since World War II because of the COVID-19 pandemic; entire grass-court season abandoned

Deaths in Sport

  • Ed Farmer, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1980; Chicago WS) and broadcaster (Chicago WS radio 1991-2005), dies of kidney disease at 70