On This Day in Sport for April 19

Events in Sport

  • 1897 1st Boston Marathon (B.A.A. Road Race), won by John J. McDermott in 2:55:10; the world's oldest annual marathon inspired by success of the first marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics
  • 1900 Highest scoring opening game, Phils beat Braves 19-17 in 10
  • 1909 13th Boston Marathon won by Henri Renaud in 2:53:36.8
  • 1915 19th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Édouard Fabre in 2:31:41.2
  • 1920 24th Boston Marathon won by Peter Trivoulidas of Greece in 2:29:31
  • 1926 30th Boston Marathon won by Canadian Johnny Miles in 2:25:40.4
  • 1928 Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926
  • 1937 41st Boston Marathon won by Walter Young of Canada in 2:33:20
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1997 Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California
  • 2008 New York Giants NFL quarterback Eli Manning (27) weds Abby McGrew (24) at the One & Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

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