On This Day

March 1898 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 2 Chasing winning target of 275, Australian cricket batsman Joe Darling bashes 160 in 171 minutes with 30 fours to lead Australia to a 6-wicket 5th Test win over England in Sydney; complete 4-1 series rout
  • Mar 25 60th Grand National: John Gourley wins aboard 25/1 shot Drogheda

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 6 Jimmy Conzelman, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback, coach, team owner (Chicago Cardinals), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1970)