Events in Sport in April 1941

  • Apr 6 8th Masters Golf Tournament: Craig Wood wins, shooting a 280

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Apr 8 Joe Louis TKOs Tony Musto in 9 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • Apr 9 PGA establishes Golf Hall of Fame
  • Apr 12 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games
  • Apr 19 45th Boston Marathon won by Leslie Pawson of RI in 2:30:38
  • Apr 20 Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps
  • Apr 26 A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)