On This Day in Sport

Events in Sport

  • 1883 45th Grand National: Count Karel Kinsky AUT aboard Zoedone AUT wins
  • 1889 John T Reid opens 1st US golf course (Yonkers, NY)
  • 1894 56th Grand National: Arthur Nightingall aboard Why Not wins
  • 1900 62nd Grand National: Algy Anthony aboard Ambush II wins
  • 1906 68th Grand National: Mr Aubrey Hastings aboard Ascetic's Silver wins
  • 1916 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens (NHA) beat Portland Rosebuds (PCHA), 3 games to 2
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Deaths in Sport

  • 1949 Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
  • 1969 Lucien Bianchi, Belgian auto racer, dies at 34
  • 1978 George Paine, lefty cricket spinner (for England in WI 1935), dies
  • 1978 Harold Gimblett, cricketer (Batted in 3 Tests for England), suicide
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