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What happened in sport on this day..

April 19


 

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Australian sporting history on this day
1897
The Stawell Gift was won by G. Stuckey of North Melbourne, Victoria, in 12 1/5 seconds.
1903
Two participants in a walking competition to the top of Mt Wellington in Hobart, Tasmania, died after a snow storm hit the afternoon event.
1911
The Australian Lawn Bowling Association was formed.
1954
The Stawell Gift was won by John Hayes of Rutherglen, Victoria, in 11 8/10 seconds.
1965
The Stawell Gift was won by Bruce Cox of Brighton, Victoria, in 12 seconds.
1966
Paul Reiffel, test cricket player - bowler, born
1972
Night greyhound racing commenced at Angle Park in Adelaide
1975
1977 Melbourne Cup winner Gold And Black had his first race start when he won the Glen Roy Stud Handicap at Cheltenham over 1000 metres. After retiring from racing Gold And Black became a Clerk Of the Course horse on South Australian tracks and was buried at the Gawler race course when he died in the mid 1980's.
1975
Jason Gillespie, Australian cricketer, was born.
1976
The Stawell Gift was won by Allen Pollock of Heidelberg, Victoria, in 12.1 seconds.
1984
'Advance Australia Fair' was proclaimed the official national anthem and green and gold were officially recognised as the national colours of Australia.