On This Day

Deaths in Sport in April 1976

  • Apr 8 Donald Byrne, American chess player, dies at 45
  • Apr 9 Phil Ochs, American anti-war folk singer ("I Ain't Marching Anymore"; "Draft Dodger Rag"), commits suicide at 35
  • Apr 23 Karl Schäfer, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1932, 36), dies at 66