On This Day

Events in Sport in April 1933

  • Apr 1 England cricket batsman Wally Hammond smashes 34 fours, 10 sixes in a Test record unbeaten 336 in the drawn 2nd Test against New Zealand in Auckland
  • Apr 1 Scotland beats Ireland, 8-6 at Lansdowne Road, Dublin to win the Home Nations Rugby Championship and Triple Crown

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Apr 13 Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: New York Rangers beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 1-0 in OT for a 3-1 series win; first best-of-4 Finals series

NHL Goalie George Hainsworth
NHL Goalie
George Hainsworth
  • Apr 17 Chicago Bears win their 1st NFL Game beating NY Giants 23-21
  • Apr 17 37th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson in 2:31:01.6
  • Apr 23 Dovo soccer team forms in Veenendaal
  • Apr 25 Philadelphia Phillies' Dick Bartell is 1st MLB player to get 4 consecutive doubles in 9 innings
  • Apr 25 NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0