On This Day

March 1899 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Mar 14 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Shamrocks beat Queens University, 6-2 to clinch trophy for CAHL
  • Mar 24 61st Grand National: George Williamson aboard 1897 winner Manifesto wins by 4 lengths from Ford Of Fyne

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 25 Burt Munro, New Zealand motorcycle racer (d. 1978)
  • Mar 28 August A. "Gussie" Busch, Jr., American brewing magnate and American baseball executive, born in St Louis (d. 1989)
  • Mar 28 Buck Shaw, American football player and coach, born in Mitchellville, Iowa (d. 1977)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 24 Billy Barnes, English cricketer (725 runs in 21 Tests for England), dies at 46