On This Day

March 1875 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 13 English FA Cup Final, Kennington Oval, London: Royal Engineers and Old Etonians draw 1-1; replay won by Engineers, 2-0
  • Mar 16 English FA Cup Final Replay, Kennington Oval, London: Royal Engineers beat Old Etonians, 2-0 after initial 1-1 draw
  • Mar 18 37th Grand National: Tommy Pickernell wins his 3rd GN aboard 100/6 chance Pathfinder

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 9 Evelyn Sears, American tennis player (US National 1907), born in Waltham, Massachusetts (d. 1966)