March 1871 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • Mar 21 32nd Grand National: Mr Tommy Pickernell aboard The Lamb IRE wins
  • Mar 27 1st international rugby game-Scotland 1, England 0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 3 Maurice Garin, French cyclist (d. 1957)
  • Mar 19 Joseph McGinnity, Rock Island Ill, baseball pitcher (NY Giants)
  • Mar 19 Schofield Haigh, cricketer ("Sunshine of the Yorkshire 11")
  • Mar 29 Tom Hayward, English cricketer (great England batsman of the Golden Age), born in Cambridge (d. 1939)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 22 Johnny Cuzens, cricketer (Australian aboriginal tourist 1868), dies