On This Day

March 1894 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 13 J L Johnstone of England invents horse racing starting gate
  • Mar 22 Stanley Cup, Victoria Rink, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Hockey Club defeats Ottawa HC, 3-1 to win 3-team challenge tournament
  • Mar 30 56th Grand National: Jockey Arthur Nightingall wins his second GN aboard 5/1 joint favourite Why Not

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 3 Ned Williamson, American baseball player (Chicago White Stockings), dies at 36
  • Mar 11 John Selby, England Test cricket batsman (6 Tests), dies of paralytic stroke at 44