Events in Sport in April 1967

  • Apr 2 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Louise Suggs Golf Invitational

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Apr 5 '76er Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record of 41 rebounds

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Apr 8 121st Grand National: John Buckingham aboard Foinavon wins
  • Apr 9 31st Masters Golf Tournament: Gay Brewer Jr wins, shooting a 280
  • Apr 14 Red Sox rookie Billy Rohome comes within 1 strike of a no hitter at
  • Apr 19 71st Boston Marathon: Dave McKenzie of New Zealand 1st man in 2:15:45 and Bobbi Gibb of United States 1st woman in 3:27:17
  • Apr 20 NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1
  • Apr 21 Dodgers 1st rain out in Los Angeles (after 737 consecutive games)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Apr 23 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Raleigh Ladies Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Apr 24 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 28 Muhammad Ali refuses induction into army & stripped of boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Apr 30 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Shreveport Kiwanis Club Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Apr 30 NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins hist 1st game
  • Apr 30 Orioles' Stu Miller & Steve Barber lose 2-1 despite no-hitting Tigers