On This Day

March 1885 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 27 47th Grand National: Jockey Ted Wilson wins his second consecutive GN aboard 10/3 favourite Roquefort

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 6 Ringgold "Ring" Lardner, US sports writer (You Know Me Al)
  • Mar 11 Malcolm Campbell, British motor racer (world land and water speed record holder), born in London, England (d. 1948)
  • Mar 24 Charlie Daniels, US swimmer (4 Olympic golds 1904, 08)