Historical Events in March 1874

  • Mar 2 National Association of Professional Baseball Players officially adopts the batter's box; decide any player betting on his own team will be expelled; any player betting on any other team to forfeit his pay
  • Mar 10 Purdue University (Indiana) admits its 1st student
  • Mar 14 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Oxford University beats Royal Engineers, 2-0
  • Mar 18 Hawaii signs a treaty with the United States granting exclusive trading rights.
  • Mar 22 Young Men's Hebrew Association organizes in NYC
  • Mar 26 36th Grand National: Mr. J. M. Richardson wins his second consecutive GN aboard French 5/1 favourite Reugny