On This Day

March 1906 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 6 Cubs sign 3rd baseman Harry Steinfeldt to complete Tinker-Evers-Chance
  • Mar 8 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: Ottawa HC beats Smiths Falls (ON), 8-2 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • Mar 14 Calgary City Rugby Football Club forms
  • Mar 17 Stanley Cup, Dey's Arena, Ottawa, ON: ECAHA playoff: Montreal Wanderers lose, 9-3 to Ottawa HC but win challenge series, 12-10 on aggregate
  • Mar 30 68th Grand National: Aubrey Hastings wins aboard 20/1 shot Ascetic's Silver

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mar 28 Joseph Wright Jr., Canadian oarsman (Olympic gold 1928), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 1981)

Deaths in Sport

  • Mar 23 Victor Barton, cricketer (scored 23 in Test Eng v South Africa 1892), dies