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This Day in Sports History (4/5/2020 – 4/11/2020)
April 5th, 1987
- Wayne Gretzky won his 7th consecutive scoring title in the National Hockey League.
April 6th, 1992
- Duke University defeats University of Michigan 71 to 51 to win the 54th Men’s NCAA Basketball Championship.
April 7th, 2008
- University of Kansas defeats University of Memphis 75 to 68 in overtime to win the Men’s NCAA Basketball Championship.
April 8th, 1974
- Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run which breaks the long standing record of Babe Ruth with 714 career home runs.
April 9th, 1941
- The Professional Golf Association establishes the Golf Hall of Fame.
April 10th, 1934
- The Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Detroit Red Wings 3 games to 1 in order to win their first Stanley Cup.
April 11th, 2010
- Phil Mickelson wins the Masters Golf Tournament.
Written by: David Green