John Thompson (pictured here with Ronald Reagan and Patrick Ewing) becomes the first African-American coach to lead his team to the NCAA college basketball championship.
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At the 52nd NCAA championship, UNLV defeats Duke 103-73.
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The Phillies acquire Curt Schilling from Houston in exchange for Jason Grimsley. Schilling will play nine seasons in the City of Brotherly Love, becoming the team's ace, while Grimsley will never throw a pitch in an Astros uniform.
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Lawrence Taylor and Bam Bam Bigelow
At Wrestlemania XI, Lawrence Taylor defeats Bam Bam Bigelow.
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Texas' Alex Rodriguez becomes the youngest player in MLB history to hit 300 homers, bettering Jimmie Foxx's record by 79 days.
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Born on this Day
Also born on this day: Billy Pierce (1927)Don Sutton (1945) Pete Incaviglia (1964) Andrei Kovalev (1966) Jon Lieber (1970) Todd Woodbridge (1971) Rory Sabbatini (1976) Jeremy Bloom (1982)
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