On This Day

Deaths in Sport in April 1938

  • Apr 4 Cyril Christiani, cricket wicket keep (WI 1935), dies of malaria at 24
  • Apr 8 Harold Baumgartner, South African cricketer (took 2-99 lefty in test for South Africa), dies at 54
  • Apr 14 Gillis Grafström, Swedish figure skater (Olympic gold 1920, 24, 28), dies of blood poisoning at 44
  • Apr 16 Steve Bloomer, English footballer (b. 1874)