On This Day

March 1854 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 1 16th Grand National: John Tasker wins aboard race favourite Bourton at 4/1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 8 Tom Horan, Australian cricketer (Ireland Pioneering Aust all-rounder), born in Midleton, Ireland (d. 1916)
  • Mar 21 Alick Bannerman, Australian cricketer (28 Tests for Australia 1878-93, 1108 runs), born in Paddington, New South Wales (d. 1924)